Metropolitan Opera Live HD presents VERDI: Falstaff
Sat, Dec 14, 2013
Times: 12:55 PM
Venue: Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966Contact:
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An undisputed master of Falstaff, Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi's opera for the first time at the Met since 2005. Robert Carsen's production--the first new Met Falstaff since 1964--is set in the English countryside in the mid-20th century. Ambrogio Maestri (last season's Dulcamara in the Opening Night production of L'Elisir d'Amore) sings the title role of the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble that includes Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa, and Franco Vassallo.