Opera: Semiramide
Opera: Semiramide (2018)
Genres: Opera, event cinema
Distributor: The Metropolitan Opera
Release Date: 10.3.2018
Length: 3h 50 min
Rating: Excempt

Gioachino Rossini: Semiramide

Live Sat 10.3. at 19.55, encores Tue 13.3.at 18.00 and Sat 17.3. at 12.00.

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.

Conductor: Maurizio Benini; Production: John Copley; Set Designer: John Conklin; Costume Designer: Michael Stennett; Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler; Cast: Angela Meade (Semiramide), Elizabeth DeShong (Arsace), Javier Camarena (Idreno), Ildar Abdrazakov (Assur), Ryan Speedo Green (Oroe).

Duration approx. 3 h 50 min, incl. 1 intermission.