The Met Live in HD: ARIADNE AUF NAXOS (R.Strauss)
March 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The outstanding cast also features mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the Composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae as the spirited Zerbinetta and tenor Brandon Jovanovich as Ariadne’s lover, the god Bacchus. Marek Janowski conducts.
Marek Janowski (Conductor); Lise Davidsen (Ariadne), Brenda Rae (Zerbinetta), Isabel Leonard (Composer), Brandon Jovanovich (Bacchus), Sean Michael Plumb (Harlequin), Johannes Martin Kränzle (Music Master), Thomas Allen (Major-Domo)
Elijah Moshinsky (Production), Michael Yeargan (Set and Costume Designer), Gil Wechsler (Lighting Designer)
Estimated Running Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes (w/ one 40 minute intermission)