Please be advised that the following information refers to a production from the Met's 2012-2013
season. Explore our 2013-2014 Season to view the current repertory.
Approximate running time 5 hrs. 15 min.
The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Bryan Hymel, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale musical forces.
Susan Graham "commanded the stage during the final three acts as Dido, the queen of Carthage... Her tones were burnished, her acting impassioned. Her final-act aria, "Je vais mourir (I am going to die)," was tender and emotional, causing the audience to erupt in a huge ovation." (Associated Press)
As Aeneas, Brian Hymel “sang with unflagging stamina and impetuous abandon, giving an impassioned and confident performance of a heroic role” (New York Times).
Performance Dates/Tickets and Info
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