La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart @Metropolitan Opera, New York
March 30, 2019 - April 20, 2019
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato sings Sesto at the Met for the first time, and tenor Matthew Polenzani adds yet another role to his extensive Mozartean repertoire as Tito. Mozart’s opera of vengeance and forgiveness, set during the Roman Empire, also stars sopranos Elza van den Heever as Vitellia, with Ying Fang, Paula Murrihy, and bass Christian Van Horn completing the principal cast. Lothar Koenigs conducts.
CONDUCTOR – Lothar Koenigs
SERVILIA – Ying Fang
VITELLIA – Elza van den Heever
SESTO- Joyce DiDonato
ANNIO – Paula Murrihy
TITO – Matthew Polenzani
PUBLIO – Christian Van Horn
Here is Elīna Garanča in scene from 2012.