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MET Adriana Lecouvreur
The Met Opera: Adriana Lecouvreur
Release date
12th Jan 2019
Running time
3hrs 58mins
Director
Gianandrea Noseda
Cast
Anna Netrebko (Adriana Lecouvreur), Anita Rachvelishvili (Principessa de Bouillon)

The Met Opera: Adriana Lecouvreur

12A cinema age rating  

Paris, 1730. Michonnet is fielding various complaints backstage at the Comédie-Française. Maurizio and Adriana declare their love and arrange to meet after the performance.

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For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose real-life intrigues inspired Cilea’s tragic opera. Adriana is adored by many but loves only Maurizio, sung by tenor Piotr BeczaƂa, who adores her in return. Maurizio desperately tries to extricate himself from his previous lover, the Princess of Bouillon— mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili. When the princess discovers that Adriana is her rival, she takes desperate measures of her own. In this new production directed by Sir David McVicar, the action is partially set in a working replica of a baroque theatre. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the riveting score.

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