Live broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera with Placido Domingo in the role of the Babylonian King Nabucco.
WHEN: Saturday, 7th January 2017, 19.55
WHERE: Chania, KAM (Mediterranean Centre of Architecture), Grand Arsenal
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Entrance: 15 € – 10 €
Running Time: two hours and 43 minutes with one intermission.
Conductor: James Levine
Direction: Elijah Moshinsky
Sets: John Napier
Costumes: Andreane Neofitou
Artists: Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigail), Jamie Barton (Fenena), Russell Thomas (Ishmael), Plácido Domingo (Nabucco), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Zacharias)
This powerful production by Elijah Moshinsky, conducted by James Levine, takes us back in history
to Babylon, where tensions rise between the Hebrews and the Babylonians.
Nabucco (Placido Domingo) is King, but his treacherous daughter Abigail (Liudmyla Monastyrska) plans to overthrow her father and expel the Israelites.
Samuel Ramey in the role of the noble high priest of Jerusalem, Zaccaria.
Gwyn Hughes Jones and Wendy White are the young lovers Ismaele and Fenena.
For full synopsis click here ( source: MET OPERA New York)