Met Opera: Falstaff
Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, performed as part of the Metropolitan Opera`s 2013-2014 season captured live in HD on the New York stage. Conducted by James Levine. Levine conducts Verdi’s opera for the first time at the Met since 2005. Robert Carsen’s production - the first new Met Falstaff since 1964 - is set in the English countryside in the mid-20th century. Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role of the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble that includes Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa, and Franco Vassallo. Falstaff is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam.
3hrs 20mins long