MET Live – Semiramide
£14.50 concession, £13 members
Length: 240 min
Director: John Copley
Cast: Ildar Abdrazakov, Elizabeth Deshong, Javier Camarena, Ryan Speedo Green, Angela Meade
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance – its first in nearly 25 years – with Maurizio Benini on the podium.
The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast.
Cast and running time subject to change.