MET, Massenet: Werther

Runs Feb 18Mar 15, 2014


Altinoglu; Oropesa, Garanca, Kaufmann, Bizic, Summers

Production: Richard Eyre
Set and Costume Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Video Designer: Wendell Harrington
Choreographer: Sara Erde

Two of opera’s greatest artists—Jonas Kaufmann and Elina Garanca—appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. It is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met’s recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.

Production a gift of Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie Eveillard

Major funding from Rolex

Additional funding from The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc;
the Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa;
and The Gilbert S. Kahn & John Noffo Kahn Foundation

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