The Met — Der Rosenkavalier (2010)

01/09/2010 (US)
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Overview

This production of Strauss’s most sumptuous work by director Nathaniel Merrill and designer Robert O’Hearn is almost as beloved as the opera itself. It perfectly captures the glittering never-land of rococco Vienna the way the Viennese—and the rest of the world—wish it had been, and it’s the ideal setting for an adult comedy of love and errors. Susan Graham is the aristocratic young Octavian, torn between two women: Renée Fleming as the Marschallin, the mature woman who understands that one day Octavian must leave her; and Christine Schäfer as Sophie, the young girl who unexpectedly captures his heart. Kristinn Sigmundsson is the lecherous Baron Ochs who sets the whirling plot in motion, and Edo de Waart conducts.

  1. Barbara Willis Sweete

    Director

  2. Hugo von Hofmannsthal

    Writer

  3. Molière

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Renée Fleming

    Renée Fleming

    Princess von Werdenberg

  2. Susan Graham

    Susan Graham

    Octavian

  3. Kristinn Sigmundsson

    Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau

  4. Christine Schäfer

    Christine Schäfer

    Sophie

  5. Thomas Allen

    Thomas Allen

    Faninal

  6. Plácido Domingo

    Plácido Domingo

    Self - Host

  7. Wendy White

    Annina

  8. Stephen Paynter

    Leopold

  9. Nicholas Crawford

    Mohammed

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The Met — Der Rosenkavalier
The Met — Der Rosenkavalier

Status Released

Original Language German

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