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Composer: Thomas Adès
Librettist: Libretto by Meredith Oakes, after the play by William Shakespeare
Adès; Luna, Leonard, Oke, Shrader, KeenlysideMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 22 min.
Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Met premiere of his powerful opera based on Shakespeare’s last play, in Robert Lepage’s brilliantly inventive production. Simon Keenlyside is the magician Prospero, who conjures the storm that shipwrecks his enemies and sets in motion the course of events. Rising Met stars Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader are the yo...
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Librettist: Cesare Sterbini
Abel; Leonard, Shrader, Pogossov, Del Carlo, BischMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 33 min.
This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera’s most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina’s foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, a...
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Librettist: Francis Poulenc after Georges Bernanos
Langrée; Leonard, Racette, Morley, Palmer, BishopMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 36 min.
The tragic fate of the nuns of the Carmelite convent at Copiègne during the French Revolution inspired one of Francis Poulenc’s most personal works, and one of the most profoundly moving operas in the repertoire. At its center is Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force, a shy young aristocratic woman who joins the order on the eve of the Revolution, ...
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