• Photo Gallery: Francesca da Rimini

Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani star as the tragic lovers in Riccardo Zandonai's melodic gem Francesca da Rimini, which returned to the Met stage in March for the first time in more than 25 years. Marco Armiliato conducts Piero Faggioni's classic production.

  • Eva-Maria Westbroek sings the title role.

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Marcello Giordani as Paolo

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  • A scene from Act I

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Mark Delavan as Gianciotto

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Robert Brubaker as Malatestino

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • A scene from Act II

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Eva-Maria Westbroek as Francesca and Marcello Giordani as Paolo

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Mark Delavan (Gianciotto), Robert Brubaker (Malatestino), and Marcello Giordani (Paolo)

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • A scene from Act III

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera
  • Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani

    Photo: Marty Sohl/Met Opera