Iolanta / Bluebeard's Castle - MET (2015) - Iolanta / Bluebeard's Castle - MET (2015)

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New production - Double bill with Bluebeard's Castle in second part

On the heels of her triumphant Met performances as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Bluebeard’s Castle). Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta also stars Piotr Beczala, and Maestro Valery Gergiev conducts both operas.

Co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera

More information is available on the operahouse's official website.

Schedule

January 26, 2015 20:00:00

January 29, 2015 19:30:00

February 03, 2015 19:30:00

February 07, 2015 20:00:00

February 10, 2015 19:30:00

February 14, 2015 12:30:00

February 18, 2015 19:30:00

February 21, 2015 20:00:00

Casting

Valery Gergiev

Vladimir Chmelo

Alexei Tanovitski

Anna Netrebko

Elchin Azizov

Alexei Tanovitski

Piotr Beczala

Alexey Markov

Maxim Aniskin

Work's characters list

Conductor

Ibn-Hakia

Ibn-Hakia

Iolanta

René

René

Comte Vaudémont

Robert

Robert

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