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Metropolitan Opera: Ernani Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Ernani

Closed April 11, 2015

An opera by Giuseppe Verdi

Why See Metropolitan Opera: Ernani?

Three men compete for the fair Elvira's hand. Don Carlo The King, Silvio, a knight and Ernani, a thief. In due course, her honor is fought over valiantly and often, leading to tragedy. Based on a story by Victor Hugo, Ernani became one of Verdi's most popular plays in his lifetime, continuing to into the present day.

This Met Opera production will star the acclaimed Spanish tenor, Placido Domingo in his first ever performance of the baritone role of Don Carlo. Francesco Meli will perform the title role of Ernani. James Levine conducts.

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Dates

Opening night: 20 March 2015

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Cast

Placido Domingo

James Levine

Francesco Meli

Angela Meade

Creative

Production: Pier Luigi Samaritani

Set Designer: Pier Luigi Samaritani

Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall

Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler

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