MET 2018: Luisa Miller

2018
  |  Book Tickets: 14/04/2018
  |  200 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

Luisa Miller Plácido Domingo adds yet another chapter to his legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy based on Friedrich Schiller’s novel Intrigue and Love. The young maiden Luisa loves Rodolfo, unaware that he is actually the son of the local lord. An unscrupulous rival for her affections tells her father of Rodolfo’s true identity, turning the old man against him. Jealousy, suspicion, and betrayal tear the lovers apart, but Luisa remains loyal to her father to the last. In the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years, Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Becza?a as Rodolfo, with Domingo as Luisa’s stern-yet-loving father. Bertrand de Billy conducts.

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