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)
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