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Delayed Live from The Met

2021 | 183 MINS

Brilliant American composer Matthew Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new take on the story - a product of the Met’s commissioning program.

In Detail

With a libretto by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from her acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reimagines the familiar tale from Eurydice’s point of view.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin oversees the momentous Met premiere from the podium, leading Aucoin’s evocative music and an immersive new staging by Mary Zimmerman. Soprano Erin Morley sings the title role, opposite baritone Joshua Hopkins as Orpheus and countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński as his otherworldly alter-ego. Bass-baritone Nathan Berg is Eurydice’s father and fellow resident of the underworld, with tenor Barry Banks as Hades himself.
183m including interval

Tickets £20
Friends/Students £17.50

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