by Charles Gounod
Lyrical music that will cause you to swoon makes this story of doomed love even more romantic than Shakespeare. Gounod’s opera proves that French is still the language of love. Bring a date, but don’t tell your parents.
April 7, 8, 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
April 9, 2017 at 2 PM
Sung in the original French with English translation projected over the stage.
Links:World of Opera audio introduction
Metropolitan Opera Synopsis
KUHF Opera Cheat Sheet Podcast
Finale Video (Villazon and Machaidze)
Je veux vivre (Gheorghiu)
Ah! Lève-toi, soleil! (Alagna)
Met Trailer with Alagna and Netrebko