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Gounod - Romeo et Juliette from the Met

Synopsis
An operatic adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" by the Charles Gounod. The opera tells the story of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy over five acts and was first performed in 1859. Placido Domingo conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera Chorus in New York.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United Kingdom
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
5 May 2018 at 18:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
209 mins

Credits

Contributor
Ira Siff; Mary Jo Heath
Conductor
Plácido Domingo
Cast
Bryan HymelRomeo
Ailyn PérezJuliette (Juliet)
Joshua HopkinsMercutio
Kwangchui YounFrere Laurent (Friar Laurence)
Karine DeshayesStéphano

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
romantic relationships; tragedy

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b1p8m2
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 3

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