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Saturday, January 16, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: The Pearl Fishers


Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers)
by Georges Bizet


Bizet’s gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand. 


Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda   


Leïla:  Diana Damrau   
Nadir:  Matthew Polenzani   
Zurga:  Mariusz Kwiecien   
Nourabad:  Nicolas Testé



Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 2 hrs 29 min