by Giuseppe Verdi
One of the best-loved operas, with the role of Violetta considered a pinnacle of the soprano repertoire.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love.
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
VIOLETTA VALÉRY: Diana Damrau
ALFREDO GERMONT: Juan Diego Flórez
GIORGIO GERMONT: Quinn Kelsey
Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 7 min
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