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Roméo et Juliette
The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunite for a new production of Gounod’s opera, Roméo et Juliette, based on the Shakespeare play.
Roméo et Juliette reunites the electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher’s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher’s staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.
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: French, with English subtitles
Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
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