Met Opera 18-19: La Fille Du Régiment

Director: Conductor: Enrique Mazzola
Writer: Gaetano Donizetti
Cast: Pretty Yende, and Javier Camarena
Running Time: Sat 2 March, 5.55pm (running time: 240m tbc)

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About this event

Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is one of opera’s most show-stopping numbers. Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take on the challenging vocal fireworks in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging. Orphaned as a small child and raised by an entire army regiment, the spirited Marie has grown up as the regiment’s ‘daughter’, raising morale and spreading joy. Tonio, a local man, falls in love with her and even joins the army for her sake. But a chance encounter with a noblewoman sparks a sudden revelation, and a tale unfolds of secret identities, long-lost family and murky pasts.

Sung in French

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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