Why See Metropolitan Opera: La Sonnambula?
Vincenzo Bellini's hauntingly lyrical score soars while La Sonnambula's dual elements of sleep and wakefulness frame an intriguing staging of Bellini's sweet love story.
Diana Damrau stars as Amina in this return of Mary Zimmerman's daring production by the acclaimed Metropolitan Opera. While the opera is originally set in a Swiss village, Zimmerman's avant-garde version is set in a rehearsal studio where the performers are practicing for a production of La Sonnambula.
Opening night: 14 March 2014
Suitable for audiences of all ages.
Two hours 45 minutes with one intermission.
And before you stop reading
Images used are from a previous Met production of La Sonnambula and as such may not reflect the exact cast or design of this production.
Cast and Creative
CastDiana Damrau as Amina
Javier Camarena as Elvino
Michele Pertusi as Rodolfo (except 1 April)
Taylor Stayton as Elvino (on 1st April only)
Conducted by Marco Armiliato
CreativeComposed by Vincenzo Bellin
Production by Mary Zimmerman
Set Designer by Daniel Ostling
Costume Designer by Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Designer by T. J. Gerckens
Choreographer by Daniel Pelzig
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