Met Opera

Met Opera: Offenbach’s LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Sat (Jan 31) 10am

Vittorio Grigolo stars in the title role of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann, opposite Abkhazian soprano Hibla Les Contes dÕHoffmannGerzmava as all four of the opera’s heroinesthe mechanical doll Olympia, the consumptive artist Antonia, the courtesan Giulietta, and the self-absorbed actress Stella.
Kate Lindsey reprises her performances as Nicklausse and Thomas Hampson adds a role to his expansive Met repertory as the Four Villains. Yves Abel conducts.

Run Time: 3:46 hours approximately

Tickets: $24 (General Admission) and $20 (seniors – 65 yrs +), taxes included. To have your tickets held for you, please call the theatre at 604-885-4597 and leave a message with your name, phone number and number of tickets desired, or email us at www.ravenscrytheatre.com. Please do not bring children under the age of 6 years.

Please note: Due to the length of many operas, you are welcome to bring your lunch or snack. We’ll be happy to serve coffee, tea, pop, juice, our fabulous hot chocolate (during the cold season)

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline and Paul G. Desmarais Sr. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg The HD Broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Home Builder

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Met Opera: Tchaikovsky’s IOLANTA & Bartók’s DUKE BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE
Sat (Feb 14) 9:30am

Mariusz Trelinski, artistic director of Warsaw’s Polish National Opera, makes his Met debut with a double bill of two rarely performed one-act works: Tchaikovsky’s romantic fairy tale Iolanta, about the psychological awakening of a blind princess, and Bartók’s harrowing Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, in which newlywed Judith must open seven locked doors to discover the full depths of her husband’s dark secrets.
Valery Gergiev conducts the double bill, which is a co-production with Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera.
Anna Netrebko stars as the title character in Iolanta, with Piotr Beczala and Alexey Markov as Vaudémont and Robert, two rivals for her love.
Nadja Michael sings the central role of Judith in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, with Mikhail Petrenko as her mysterious and menacing new husband.

Run Time: 3:39 hours approximately

Tickets: $24 (General Admission) and $20 (seniors – 65 yrs +), taxes included. To have your tickets held for you, please call the theatre at 604-885-4597 and leave a message with your name, phone number and number of tickets desired, or email us at www.ravenscrytheatre.com. Please do not bring children under the age of 6 years.

Please note: Due to the length of many operas, you are welcome to bring your lunch or snack. We’ll be happy to serve coffee, tea, pop, juice, our fabulous hot chocolate (during the cold season)

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline and Paul G. Desmarais Sr. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg The HD Broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Home Builder

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Met Opera: Rossini’s LA DONNA DEL LAGO
Sat (Mar 14, 2015) 10am

New Production

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez star in the bel canto showcase La Donna del Lago, having its first-ever Met performances in 2014-15.
DiDonato sings the title role of Elena, a young woman pursued by two men, with Flórez in his fifth Live in HD bel canto role as Giacomo, the benevolent king of Scotland.
Michele Mariotti conducts debuting Scottish director Paul Curran’s staging, a co-production with Santa Fe Opera, where it premiered in 2013.
The cast also includes Daniela Barcellona in the trouser role of Malcolm, John Osborn as Rodrigo, and Oren Gradus as Duglas.

Run Time: 3:30 hours approximately

Tickets: $24 (General Admission) and $20 (seniors – 65 yrs +), taxes included. To have your tickets held for you, please call the theatre at 604-885-4597 and leave a message with your name, phone number and number of tickets desired, or email us at www.ravenscrytheatre.com. Please do not bring children under the age of 6 years.

Please note: Due to the length of many operas, you are welcome to bring your lunch or snack. We’ll be happy to serve coffee, tea, pop, juice, our fabulous hot chocolate (during the cold season)

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline and Paul G. Desmarais Sr. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg The HD Broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Home Builder

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Met Opera: Mascagni’s CAVELLERIA RUSTICANA & Leoncavallo’s PAGLIACCI
Sat (April 25, 2015) 9:30am

New Production

David McVicar directs the first new Met production of the popular verismo double bill in 45 years, with Marcelo Álvarez making his company role debut in both leading tenor parts: the unrepentant seducer Turiddu and the clown Canio.
Eva-Maria Westbroek will sing the role of Santuzza, the abandoned woman at the heart of Cavalleria Rusticana, with Željko Lucic as the chivalrous Alfio.
Patricia Racette will star as Canio’s ill-fated wife Nedda in Pagliacci, with George Gagnidze in his first Met performances as Tonio.
Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads both operas.

Run Time: 3:30 hours approximately

Tickets: $24 (General Admission) and $20 (seniors – 65 yrs +), taxes included. To have your tickets held for you, please call the theatre at 604-885-4597 and leave a message with your name, phone number and number of tickets desired, or email us at www.ravenscrytheatre.com. Please do not bring children under the age of 6 years.

Please note: Due to the length of many operas, you are welcome to bring your lunch or snack. We’ll be happy to serve coffee, tea, pop, juice, our fabulous hot chocolate (during the cold season)

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline and Paul G. Desmarais Sr. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg The HD Broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Home Builder

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