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The Metropolitan Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

The Metropolitan Opera: Der Rosenkavalier
Score: 9.25 / 10
Released:
Director: Robert Carsen
Producer: Nathaniel Merrill
Studio: The Metropolitan Opera
Cast: Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Christine Schäfer, Eric Cutler, Thomas Allen, Kristinn Sigmundsson, Elina Garanca, Matthew Polenzani
Genre: Comedy
Length: 285 minutes

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The Metropolitan Opera: Der Rosenkavalier Overview

Strauss's comic masterpiece of love and intrigue in 18th-century Vienna stars Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Elina Garanca in the trouser role of her young lover. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly beautiful score.

Sung in German with Met titles in English, German and Spanish.

Live performance in select theaters on May 13, 2017. Encore Performances: June 17, 19, and 21, 2017.

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