Met Music Director James Levine Conducts Verdi’s Tragic Masterpiece
Simon Boccanegra, With Plácido Domingo Starring in the Title Role
The cast also includes Joseph Calleja as Gabriele Adorno and Ferruccio Furlanetto as Jacopo Fiesco, with rising soprano Lianna Haroutounian as Amelia
New York, NY (March 15, 2016) – Beginning April 1, Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, with Plácido Domingo starring in the title role. The legendary duo has worked together many times over the past four decades, including Domingo’s company role debut in the baritone part of the title character in the Met’s 2009-10 season. Joining Domingo, Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian sings the role of Boccanegra’s daughter Amelia, with Joseph Calleja as her lover Gabriele Adorno and Ferruccio Furlanetto as Fiesco in Giancarlo del Monaco’s production. The production plays five performances through April 16.
Further information, including biographies of principal artists, is available in our online press room here.
Performances: April 1, 5, 9mat, 13, and 16eve. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 3 hours and 9 minutes, including one intermission.
Tickets begin at $25; for prices, more information, or to place an order, please call (212) 362-6000 or visit www.metopera.org. Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available by calling (212) 341-5410 or visiting www.metopera.org/groups.
Same-day $25 rush tickets for all performances of Simon Boccanegra are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the Met’s Web site. Tickets will go on sale for performances Monday-Friday at noon, matinees four hours before curtain, and Saturday evenings at 2pm. To enter, click here.
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