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Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Season: Porgy and Bess
Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Season: Porgy and Bess
Running Time:
195mins
Genre:
Opera
Director:
James Robinson
Starring:
Eric Owens, Ryan Speedo Green, Angel Blue, Golda Schultz, Denyce Graves, Alfred Walker, Donovan Singletary, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Janai Brugger, Latonia Moore, Frederick Ballentine, Kevin Short
Synopsis:
The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. This new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera was hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year. Featuring the much-loved arias “Summertime” and “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin”, director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. The final stage work of George Gershwin, Porgy and Bess is largely regarded as one of the greatest American operas of the 20th Century.
Synopsis:
The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. This new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera was hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year. Featuring the much-loved arias “Summertime” and “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin”, director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. The final stage work of George Gershwin, Porgy and Bess is largely regarded as one of the greatest American operas of the 20th Century.
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Sat 1 Feb