Saturday 7th December - The Metropolitan Opera Season presents Verdi’s Rigoletto
We're live from the Met this Saturday, and we start the 2013/2014 season with Verdi’s Rigoletto, an opera in three acts based on Victor Hugo’s play ‘Le roi s’amuse’. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as Rigoletto, the Duke’s jester.
(Photo Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera)
Saturday 14th December - Verdi's Falstaff
Baritone Ambrogio Maestri takes the role of Sir John Falstaff, the rotund knight, in the lyric comedy after Shakespeare’s plays ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ and scenes from ‘Henry IV’. The Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by James Levine.