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Met Opera in May includes two Live in HD productions (5/7 & 5/21)

Street scene from the Met's new production of Lucia di Lammermoor

Note: 5/14 opera begins at 12noon.

The design of the Met’s new production of Lucia di Lammermoor (5/21) by Simon Stone suggests a present-day American Rust Belt, an area once prosperous but now fallen into decline and neglect.

5/7 Puccini: Turandot (Live in HD)
Liudmyla Monastyrska (Turandot)
Yonghoon Lee (Calàf)
Ermonela Jaho (Liù)
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Timur)

5/14 (12pm) Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Michael Volle (Hans Sachs)
Klaus Florian Vogt (Walther Von Stolzing)
Lise Davidsen (Eva)
Johannes Martin Kränzle (Beckmesser)
Georg Zeppenfeld (Pogner)
Paul Appleby (David)
Claudia Mahnke (Magdalene)
Martin Gantner (Kothner)
Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Nightwatchman)

5/21 Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (Live in HD)
Nadine Sierra (Lucia)
Javier Camarena (Edgardo)
Artur Ruciński (Enrico)
Matthew Rose (Raimondo)

5/28 Glass: Akhnaten
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten)
Rihab Chaieb (Nefertiti)
Zachary James (Amenhotep III)
Disella Lárusdóttir (Queen Tye)
Aaron Blake (High Priest of Amon)
Richard Bernstein (Aye)
Will Liverman (Horemhab)