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Saturday, April 12, 2014 Permalink

Met Opera: Andrea Chenier


Andrea Chénier
by Umberto Giordano

After their powerful pairing in Il Trovatore, Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette reunite in Giordano’s melodramatic story of life in times of revolutionary fervor, a passionate tale of the ill-fated love of a dashing poet and an aristocratic lady, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.


Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda


Maddalena: Patricia Racette
Andrea Chénier: Marcelo Álvarez
Gérard: Željko Lucic

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min. 


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