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NY Met: Tosca (Puccini)

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Puccini’s thrillingToscais a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom. When an escaped political prisoner takes refuge in a church, an opera singer and a painter are drawn into a twisting plot that puts them at the mercy of the secret police and its network of torturers and spies.

 

Rivalling the splendour of Franco Zeffirelli’s Napoleonic-era sets and costumes, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for extraordinary singing.

 

Kristine Opolais stars as the titular prima donna, alongside Vittorio Grigolo as her artist lover and Bryn Terfel as the villainous police chief - one of his signature roles. Andris Nelsons conducts.

 

Estimated duration: 2” 53m

Performed in Italian with English subtitles

27.01.2018 | 17:55 - Tickets