Met Opera 18-19: Adriana Lecouvreur

Director: Sir David McVicar
Writer: Francesco Cilea
Cast: Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala, Anita Rachvelishvili
Running Time: Sat 12 January, 5.55pm (running time: 213 minutes tbc)

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About this event

For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose real-life intrigues inspired Cilea’s tragic opera. Adriana is adored by many but loves only Maurizio, sung by tenor (Piotr Beczała), who adores her in return. Maurizio desperately tries to extricate himself from his previous lover, the Princess of Bouillon— mezzo-soprano (Anita Rachvelishvili). When the princess discovers that Adriana is her rival, she takes desperate measures of her own. In this new production directed by Sir David McVicar, the action is partially set in a working replica of a baroque theatre. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the riveting score.

Sung in Italian

Priority booking opens to Friends Members on Monday 24 September, then to the general public on Friday 28 September 

Please note Watermans Friends Members CAN NOT use their two free tickets for this event.

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