The Metropolitan Opera: Iolanta / Bluebeard's Castle
Metropolitan Opera House, New York - Main Hall
About the Event
Immerse yourself in the stunning architecture of New York's breathtaking Metropolitan Opera House for the ultimate concert set to awake your understanding of classical music.
Mariusz Trelinski’s has created a haunting production by pairing Tchaikovsky's and Bartók's one-act operas. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva is the blind princess, Iolanta, who discovers love for the first time, opposite tenor Matthew Polenzani as her love interest Vaudémont. In Bartók’s chilling Bluebeard’s Castle, baritone Gerald Finley is the menacing Bluebeard, and soprano Angela Denoke is his brand new wife who will soon find her in danger.
Sung in Russian with Met Titles in English, German, Italian and Spanish.
Cast / Production
Iolanta Sonya Yoncheva
Count Gottfried Vaudémont Matthew Polenzani
Robert Alexey Markov, Lucas Meachem (February 14)
Ibn-Hakia Elchin Azizov
René Vitalij Kowaljow, Alexander Roslavets (February 14)
Judith Angela Denoke
Bluebeard Gerald Finley
Conductor Henrik Nánási
Production Mariusz Trelisnki
Set designer Boris Kudlicka
Costume designer Marek Adamski
Lighting designer Marc Heinz
Video Projection designer Bartek Macias
Sound designer Mark Grey
Choreographer Tomasz Jan Wygoda
Dramaturg Piotr Gruszczynski