Jules Massenet


Apr 12 - May 11 Buy Tickets from $27

“Glorious,” raved the New York Times when Joyce DiDonato sang the title role of Cendrillon at the Royal Opera in 2011. “Her performance was thoroughly enchanting.” Now, for the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with DiDonato starring in the title role. She is paired with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production.

Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund

Additional funding from Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie R. Eveillard

Cendrillon is produced in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Thèatre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels; and Opèra de Lille. Original production by The Santa Fe Opera.

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  • Sung In
  • French
  • Met Titles In
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Estimated Run Time
  • 2 hrs 47 mins
  • House Opens
  • Acts I & II 71 mins
  • Intermission 30 mins
  • Acts III & IV 66 mins
  • Opera Ends
New Production Apr 12 - May 11 Buy Tickets from $27


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Production Laurent Pelly

Set Designer Barbara de Limburg

Costume Designer Laurent Pelly

Lighting Designer Duane Schuler

Choreographer Laura Scozzi

Jules Massenet


Jules Massenet