Luisi; Gerzmava, Byström, Malfi, Appleby, Keenlyside, Plachetka
Levine; Fleming, Kringelborn, Hong, Groves, Terfel, Furlanetto, Relyea
Levine; Vaness, Mattila, Upshaw, Hadley, Ramey, Cokorinos
Mariusz Kwiecien in the title role of the world’s most notorious lover leads a starry lineup of refined Mozartians in Michael Grandage’s elegant 2011 production. Luca Pisaroni sings Leporello, Giovanni’s servant who both admires and hates his master. Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna, Barbara Frittoli as Donna Elvira, and Mojca Erdmann as Zerlina are the trio of women seduced by Giovanni. Ramón Vargas plays Don Ottavio, Anna’s fiancé, and Joshua Bloom as Masetto and Štefan Kocán as the Commendatore round you the cast. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the orchestra and plays harpsichord continuo.
Hansel and Gretel
Dec 18-Jan 8
Returning for the holidays, this season's family entertainingment is richard Jone' witty production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, in whcih two children facre against a wicked witch.