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MET Opera: Porgy and Bess
MET Opera: Porgy and Bess
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new production directed by James Robinson in his company debut. America’s “folk opera,” as the 1935 creators described it, tells the story of disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue.
Release Date: 1.02.2020, Length: 3h 45 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
James Robinson
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MET Opera: Agrippina
MET Opera: Agrippina
In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production he originally created for the Monnaie in Brussels in 2000, evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the present.
Release Date: 29.02.2020, Length: 4h 10 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer
MET Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer
François Girard, whose mystical, blood-drenched vision for Wagner’s Parsifal became one of the Met’s most intensely visceral highlights in recent seasons, turns to another Wagnerian masterpiece, Der Fliegende Holländer, conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Release Date: 14.03.2020, Length: 2h 44 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Francois Girard
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MET Opera: Tosca
MET Opera: Tosca
Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns to the Live in HD series after its acclaimed broadcast in 2017. This time, star soprano Anna Netrebko is the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi.
Release Date: 11.04.2020, Length: 3h 17 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: Maria Stuarda
MET Opera: Maria Stuarda
Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I. Stephen Costello sings the role of Mary’s lover, Leicester; Andrzej Filończyk is the chancellor Cecil; and Michele Pertusi sings the Earl Talbot.
Release Date: 9.05.2020, Length: 3h 06 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar