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Saturday, April 28, 2018 Permalink

Met Opera: Cendrillon

Cendrillon - Photo from the Santa Fe Opera | Photo by Ken Howard
 

Cendrillon - Photo from the Santa Fe Opera | Photo by Ken Howard

Cendrillon
by Jules Massenet


Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met with Joyce DiDonato starring in the title role. She is paired with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production.

 

Conductor: Bertrand de Billy

 

Cast:

La Fée: Kathleen Kim
Cendrillon: Joyce DiDonato
Le Prince Charmant: Alice Coote
Madame de la Haltière: Stephanie Blythe
Pandolfe: Laurent Naouri

 

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 2 hrs 47 min


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SEE "Cendrillon" live in a local cinema!
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