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Metropolitan Opera: Le Comte Ory Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Le Comte Ory

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Closed February 5, 2013

Le Comte Ory had never been presented at the Metropolitan Opera until Thursday night, when the director Bartlett Sher's lively, colorful and inventive production was introduced. Maurizio Benini conducted a stylish and buoyant if sometimes breathless perfo

The New York Times, 2011

Why See Metropolitan Opera: Le Comte Ory?

Reviving his turn in the comic sensation of the 2010/11 season, tenor Juan Diego Florez once again demonstrates his unsurpassed bel canto mastery in the lead role of Count Ory in this Rossini gem, rediscovered and reinvigorated in Bartlett Sher's charming and witty production.

Maurizio Benini leads the ensemble, which includes Pretty Yende in her Met Debut as Countess Adele, Karine Deshayes in the trouser role of the page Isolier, and Nathan Gunn as the raffish Raimbaud.
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Dates

Opening night: 17 January 2013

Run time

2 hrs. 48 min.

Cast and Creative

Cast

Count Ory: Juan Diego Florez
Countess Adele: Pretty Yende
Isolier: Karine Deshayes
Raimbaud: Nathan Gunn

Creative

Production: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Brian MacDevitt

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