MetLive 2022-23: Lohengrin (Wagner)

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Showings

Theater 3 Sat, Mar 18, 2023 12:00 PM

Description

NEW PRODUCTION
Saturday, March 18, 2023


PUBLIC ON SALE JULY 20, 2022


Richard Wagner’s soaring masterpiece makes its triumphant return to the Met stage after 17 years. In a sequel to his revelatory production of Parsifal, director Franc¸ois Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that once again weds his striking visual style and keen dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Ne´zet-Se´guin on the podium to conduct a supreme cast led by tenor Piotr Beczala in the title role of the mysterious swan knight. Soprano Tamara Wilson is the virtuous duchess Elsa, falsely accused of murder, going head-to-head with soprano Christine Goerke as the cunning sorceress Ortrud, who seeks to lay her low. Bass-baritone Evgeny Nikitin is Ortrud’s power-hungry husband, Telramund, and bass Gu¨nther Groissbo¨ck is King Heinrich.


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This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to movie theaters across the globe.