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Nico Muhly's Two Boys had it U.S. premiere at the Met on October 21, in a production directed by Bartlett Sher and conducted by David Robertson. Here are some images from the performance.
Alice Coote stars as Detective Anne Strawson, who investigates the stabbing of a 13-year old boy, Jake.
Paul Appleby is Brian, who is suspected of having commited the crime.
Anne questions Brian, as her superior officer, Liam (Dennis Petersen), looks on.
In a series of flashbacks, Anne learns about Brian's encounters with various people in an online chatroom.
In another flashback, Brian meets Jake (Andrew Pulver) during a service in church.
Alice Coote as Anne and Paul Appleby as Brian
A scene from Act I, featuring projections designed by 59 Productions
Paul Appleby as Brian and Sandra Piques Eddy as Fiona
Jake (Andrew Pulver) in a scene from Act II
Paul Appleby as Brian
The opera's final scene
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