In Theaters May 13, May 17
The Met: Live in HD
Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Conducted by Sebastian Weigle and directed by Robert Carsen, who most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff, Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.
Go behind the scenes with the Met's stars! During intermission, interviews with cast, crew, and production teams give a revealing look at what goes into the staging of an opera.
Language: German, with English subtitles
Run Time: 4 hours 50 minutes
The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation. Global sponsorship is also provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
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Robert Carsen on Der Rosenkavalier
Director Robert Carsen talks about his production of Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier, broadcasting live in cinemas...