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Feb. 18 - Verdi's "Don Carlo"

Verdi's Don Carlo
Ken Howard
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Metropolitan Opera

David McVicar’s monumental production—created for the Met premiere of the original French version of Verdi’s gripping drama in the 2021–22 season—returns, now sung in Italian and starring an unbeatable cast of dramatic voices.

Russell Thomas, one of today’s fastest-rising tenors, takes on the title role, a Spanish nobleman caught between private passion and public duty, sharing the stage with sopranos Eleonora Buratto and Angela Meade as Elisabeth of Valois, mezzo-soprano Yulia Matochkina as Princess Eboli, baritone Peter Mattei as Rodrigo, bass-baritone John Relyea as the Grand Inquisitor, and bass Günther Groissböck as King Philip II. Carlo Rizzi conducts one of the repertory’s most epic works.

Performance from fall 2022

Carlo Rizzi; Russell Thomas (Don Carlo), Eleonora Buratto (Elisabetta di Valois), Peter Mattei (Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa), Yulia Matochkina (Princess Eboli), Günther Groissböck (King Filippo II), John Relyea (The Grand Inquisitor)