Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera (2012)

12/08/2012 (US) Music 2h 41m
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The Metropolitan Opera HD Live: Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera, 8 December 2012.


David Alden’s elegant 2012 production moves Verdi’s thrilling drama to a timeless setting inspired by film noir. Marcelo Álvarez is Gustavo III, the Swedish king in love with Amelia (Sondra Radvanovsky), the wife of his best friend and counselor, Count Anckarström (Dmitri Hvorostovsky). When Anckarström joins a conspiracy to murder the king, tragedy ensues. Stephanie Blythe is the fortuneteller Madame Ulrica Arvidsson and Kathleen Kim sings the page Oscar. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.

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  2. Antonio Somma


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  1. Marcelo Álvarez

    Marcelo Álvarez

    King Gustavo III (Riccardo)

  2. Dmitri Hvorostovsky

    Dmitri Hvorostovsky

    Count Anckarström (Renato)

  3. Sondra Radvanovsky

    Sondra Radvanovsky

    Amelia Anckarström

  4. Kathleen Kim

    Kathleen Kim


  5. Stephanie Blythe

    Stephanie Blythe

    Madame Ulrica Arvidsson

  6. David Crawford

    David Crawford

    Count Horn (Tom)

  7. Keith Miller

    Keith Miller

    Count Ribbing (Samuel)

  8. Amir Levy

    Masked Dancer

  9. Christian Rozakis


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Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera

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Original Language English

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