MET Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur
Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role ofAdriana Lecouvreur
, thegreat 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała.Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections;Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet,Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.
is a co-production of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Wiener Staatsoper; San Francisco Opera; and L’Opéra National de Paris. (Encore)
Sponsored by John & Alison Denlinger and John & Elizabeth Rolph