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Don Carlos (Met 22)

Mats at the Met

David McVicar | 2022 | 315 MINS
USA | Subtitles
Performance

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition.

Tickets on sale from 10am Wed 26 Jan (Friends), and 10am Thu 27 Jan (General Public)

In Detail

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a world-beating cast of opera’s leading lights, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Élisabeth de Valois, and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as Eboli. Bass-baritones Eric Owens and John Relyea are Philippe II and the Grand Inquisitor, and baritone Etienne Dupuis rounds out the all-star principal cast as Rodrigue.

Verdi’s masterpiece receives a monumental new staging by David McVicar that marks his 11th Met production, placing him among the most prolific and popular directors in recent Met memory.

An opera in 5 Acts sung in French in this version with English subtitles.
315m approx with two 30m intervals

Sun 27 Mar 12:00 (to 17:15 approx)

Tickets £20
Friends/Students £17.50