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Cendrillon (Massenet) MET PREMIERE
April 28, 2018 at 12:55 p.m. ET
Conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Production: Laurent Pelly
Set Designer: Barbara de Limburg
Costume Designer: Laurent Pelly
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Cast: Joyce DiDonato (Cendrillon), Alice Coote (Le Prince Charmant), Stephanie Blythe (Madame de la Haltière), Kathleen Kim (La Fée), Laurent Naouri (Pandolfe)
Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment and Massenet’s Manon. Joyce DiDonato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she has sung to acclaim at the Grand Teatre del Liceu, Santa Fe Opera, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. The cast also stars Alice Coote as Prince Charmant, Stephanie Blythe as the evil stepmother Madame de la Haltière, Kathleen Kim as the Fée, and Laurent Naouri as Pandolfe. Cendrillon is produced in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels; and Opéra de Lille. This production was first performed at The Santa Fe Opera.
Thanks to the generous support of the Mitchell Auto Group, the Warner is proud to again offer a pre-performance lecture series for the Met Opera in HD 2017-2018 Season. Each lecture begins 2 hours prior to each opera and lasts aproximately 45 minutes. The lectures are free and open to all regardless of ticket purchase.
|Saturday,October 07, 2017||Bellini’s NORMA||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, October 14, 2017||Mozart’s DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, November 18, 2017||LECTURE TOPIC: WHAT IS BECONING OF OPERA?||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, January 27, 2018||Puccini’s TOSCA||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, February 10, 2018||Donizetti’s L’ELISIR D’AMORE||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, February 24, 2018||Puccini’s LA BOHÈME||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, March 10, 2018||Rossini’s SEMIRAMIDE||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, March 31, 2018||Mozart’s COSÌ FAN TUTTI||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, April 14, 2018||Verdi’s LUISA MILLER||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, April 28, 2018||Massenet’s CENDRILLON||Nunzio DeFilippis|
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