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Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Librettist: Antonio Ghislanzoni
Luisi; Monastyrska, Borodina, Alagna, Gagnidze, KocánMetropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 52 min.
The Met’s spectacular production of Verdi’s Egyptian epic captures both the grandeur and the intimacy of this powerful tale of love and politics. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Aida, the Ethiopian princess-turned-slave in love with the Egyptian warrior Radamès, sung by Roberto Alagna. Olga Borodina is her rival, Amneris, daughter of the Pharao, and George...
Composer: Georges Bizet
Librettist: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Nézet-Séguin; Frittoli, Garanča, Alagna, Tahu RhodesMetropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 46 min.
Richard Eyre’s stunning new production of Bizet’s opera was the talk of the town when it was unveiled on New Year’s Eve 2009. Elīna Garanča leads the cast as the iconic gypsy of the title—a woman desired by every man but determined to remain true to herself. Roberto Alagna is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell and sacrifices everything...
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Librettist: Original French libretto by François Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the play by Friedrich Schiller
Nézet-Séguin; Poplavskaya, Smirnova, Alagna, Keenlyside, FurlanettoMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 35 min.
Director Nicholas Hytner, who made his Met debut with this production, brings out all the passionate intensity that is at the heart of Verdi’s monumental drama. Don Carlo (Roberto Alagna), the Spanish crown prince, and Elizabeth of Valois (Marina Poplavskaya), daughter of the King of France, fall in love, only to be torn apart by international poli...
Composer: Charles Gounod
Librettist: Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Domingo; Netrebko, Alagna, Gunn, LloydMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 51 min.
The world’s most famous love story comes to operatic life with superstars Anna Netrebko and Roberto Alagna playing the star-crossed young couple. The abandon and ardor of their performances brought audiences to their feet in both the opera house and in movie theaters. And the unique, up-close-and-personal camerawork takes the viewer onstage to wit...
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Librettist: Giuseppe Adami
Armiliato; Gheorghiu, Alagna, Oropesa, Brenciu, RameyMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 54 min.
Puccini’s achingly beautiful score charmingly conveys the plight of Magda (the “swallow” of the title) who unexpectedly finds true love with the handsome young Ruggero. But their idyllic and happy life comes to an premature end as she is haunted by the fear that her checkered past will ruin his future. Real-life couple and operatic stars Angela Ghe...
Levine; Isokoski, Alagna, Hvorostovsky, PapeMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 37 min.
René Pape’s swaggering Mephistophélès is as seductive as it is demonic in this story of Faust (Roberto Alagna) who sells his soul to the devil to reclaim his youth. Wasting no time, Faust falls in love with Marguerite (Solie Isokoski) but things soon begin to go horribly wrong. Her brother (Dmitri Hvorostovvsky) is murdered, she goes insane, and Fa...
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