The Merry Widow > Metropolitan Opera (Renée Fleming)


Show Details

Show
Die lustige Witwe (93)
Music
Franz Lehár (111)
Lyrics
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (18)
Book
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (18)

Recording Details

Date
December 31, 2014
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Metropolitan Opera House
Translation
Jeremy Sams (16)
Director
Susan Stroman (36)
Conductor
Andrew Davis (11)
Performer
Thomas Allen (53) — Baron Zeta, Andrea Coleman (2) — Woman, Carson Elrod (2) — Njegus, Renée Fleming (37) — Hanna Glawari, Wallis Giunta (2) — Olga, Nathan Gunn (12) — Count Danilovich, Catherine Hamilton (2) — Margot, Leah Hofmann (4) — Frou-Frou, Jenny Laroche (6) — Clo-Clo, Margaret Lattimore (2) — Praskowia, Alexander Lewis (2) — Raoul de St. Brioche, Synthia Link (7) — Lolo, Jeff Mattsey (3) — Vicomte Cascada, Alison Mixon (2) — Dodo, Daniel Mobbs (2) — Kromow, Kelli O'Hara (56) — Valencienne, Emily Pyenburg — Jou-Jou, Emalie Savoy (2) — Sylvanie, Mark Schowalter (6) — Bogdonowitsch, Alek Shrader (3) — Camille de Rosillon, Jason Simon (6) — Maitre D', Gary Simpson (2) — Pritschitsch
Notes
New Year's Eve opening night performance of Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Merry Widow, with a new English translation by Jeremy Sams. Includes a new medley overture assembled by Andrew Davis. In Act 2 Renèe Fleming interpolates, "Liebe, du Himmel auf Erden (Love, Live, Forever)" from Franz Lehar's Paganini.
Shortcode
[r28943]

Releases

Format
Radio Broadcast
Released
2014-12-31
Notes
Broadcast live on Sirius XM Radio and streamed on metopera.org.
Lists
6 collectors / 8 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl46341]

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