January 20, 2018
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Live from The Met: Verdi’s Falstaff – New Production

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December 14 – FALSTAFF (Verdi) – New Production

James Levine; Lisette Oropesa, Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Paolo Fanale, Ambrogio Maestri,
Franco Vassallo
Robert Carsen (Production); Paul Steinberg (Set Designer); Brigitte Reiffenstuel (Costume Designer); Robert Carsen and Peter Van Praet (Lighting Designers)

Start Time: 12:55 PM EST

Run Time: 3:20

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.

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