Puccinis Tosca, Opening October 16,
Will Star Four Sopranos as the Title Diva:
Oksana Dyka, Angela Gheorghiu, Maria Guleghina,
and Liudmyla Monastyrska
Plácido Domingo conducts a cast that includes two Italian tenors sharing the role of Toscas lover, Mario Cavaradossi: Roberto Aronica and Marcello Giordani
New York, NY (October 6, 2015) Beginning October 16, Puccinis Tosca returns to the Met for thirteen performances starring four sopranos as the tempestuous title character. Oksana Dyka, who made her Met debut as Yaroslavna in Borodins Prince Igor, returns to the Met to sing six performances of a signature role beginning October 16. Angela Gheorghiu, a noteworthy Tosca in major opera houses around the world, adds the role to her extensive Met repertory on October 29 and November 2. Maria Guleghina, who has sung 42 Met performances of Tosca since her 1991 company role debut, returns for two performances on November 6 and 11. Finally, Liudmyla Monastyrskaa notable Aida at the Met in two recent seasonsadds the Roman diva to her company repertory in the final three performances of the run. The casts for Tosca also include Italian tenors Roberto Aronica and Marcello Giordani as Mario Cavaradossi; George Gagnidze, James Morris, ®eljko Luèiæ (in a company role debut), and Marco Vratogna as the wicked Scarpia; and John Del Carlo as the Sacristan. Plácido Domingo and Joseph Colaneri will conduct this seasons performances of Luc Bondys 2009 production.
Further information, including biographies of principal artists, is available in our online press room here.
Performances: October 16, 21, 24mat, 29; November 2, 6, 11, 14mat, 18, 21eve, 25, 28mat; December 1. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 3 hours, 4 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 Tosca are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the Mets 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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