Three charismatic singers – Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien – share the role of the title hero, opera’s ultimate cad, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de theatre. The ensemble of great Mozartean singers includes Isabel Leonard, Angela Meade, Matthew Polenzani, Marina Rebeka, Erwin Schrott, Ramon Vargas, and Ronaldo Villazon. Fabio Luisi and Placido Domingo conduct. The Met’s groundbreaking series launched in 2006 and quickly established the company as the world’s leading alternative cinema content provider. More than 19 million tickets have been sold since the series’ inception, and the series currently reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world.