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The Metropolitan Opera: Roméo et Juliette ENCORE (NR)

Cast: Gianandrea Noseda, Diana Damrau, Vittorio Grigolo, Elliot Madore

Release Date: January 25, 2017

Runtime: 3 hr. 30 mins.

Genre: Program

An encore performance of Gounod's Roméo et Juliette will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, January 25. The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

Synopsis

An encore performance of Gounod's Roméo et Juliette will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, January 25. The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.