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Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Season: Akhnaten
Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Season: Akhnaten
Running Time:
211mins
Genre:
Opera
Director:
Phelim McDermott
Starring:
J'Nai Bridges, Aaron Blake, Will Liverman, Richard Bernstein, Zachary James, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Dísella Lárusdóttir
Synopsis:
Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines as the revolutionary Pharaoh who transformed ancient Egypt. Director Phelim McDermott, whose productions include the hugely successful Satyagraha by Philip Glass, returns to the Met to bring this contemporary production to life, with a virtuosic company and dramatic staging that features acrobatics and juggling. The striking soprano J’Nai Bridges makes her Met debut as Nefertiti with Karen Kamensek conducting Glass’s ritualistic and hypnotic score.
Synopsis:
Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines as the revolutionary Pharaoh who transformed ancient Egypt. Director Phelim McDermott, whose productions include the hugely successful Satyagraha by Philip Glass, returns to the Met to bring this contemporary production to life, with a virtuosic company and dramatic staging that features acrobatics and juggling. The striking soprano J’Nai Bridges makes her Met debut as Nefertiti with Karen Kamensek conducting Glass’s ritualistic and hypnotic score.
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Sat 23 Nov