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Roméo et Juliette

Synopsis
Gounod’s opera broadcast live on Sirius Metropolitan Opera Radio with Matthew Polenzani and Anna Netrebko singing the title roles. The Metropolitan Opera and Chorus are conducted by Paul Nadler.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
27 Dec 2007 (Channel: Metropolitan Opera Radio)

Credits

Writer
Jules Barbier; Michel Carré
Music
Charles Gounod
Cast
Matthew PolenzaniRomeo
Anna NetrebkoJuliet
Nathan GunnMercutio
Robert LloydFriar Laurence
Jane BunnellGertrude (Nurse)
Charles Taylor (3)Capulet
David WonGregory
Dean PetersonEscalus, Prince of Verona
Kate LindseyStephano (Page)
Louis OteyParis
Marc HellerTybalt
Tony StevensonBenvolio

Additional Details

Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY
Theatre company
New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The opera may be streamed by US subscribers to Sirius Satellite Radio http://www.sirius.com/siriusinternetradio (accessed 10/2008)
General
The opera was produced for stage by Guy Joosten with sets by Johannes Leiacker and costumes by Jorge Jara.
History
Broadcast live on Sirius Metropolitan Opera Radio.

Production Company

Name

Metropolitan Opera, New York

Address
USA

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