Donizetti’s Comic Opera Don Pasquale Opens March 4,
With Javier Camarena and Ambrogio Maestri Starring in New Met Roles and
Rising Italian Soprano Eleonora Buratto in her Met Debut
Maurizio Benini leads the revival of Otto Schenk’s production
New York, NY (February 26, 2016) – Donizetti’s comedy Don Pasquale will return to the Met March 4 for a starry revival featuring Ambrogio Maestri in his first-ever performances of the title role, opposite Javier Camarena, who caused a sensation in his 2014 Met appearances in La Cenerentola, as the lovelorn Ernesto. Italian soprano Eleonora Buratto will make her Met debut as the bewitching Norina, opposite Levente Molnár as the two-faced physician, Dr. Malatesta. Maurizio Benini conducts Otto Schenk’s 2006 production.
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Performances: March 4, 9, 12mat, 15, 18. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 2 hours and 53 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 Don Pasquale 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.