MET Opera: Luisa Miller - Verdi
Sat 14 Apr 2018
James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.
England, 19th century. Luisa, daughter of an old soldier, is in love with a young man she knows as Carlo, but who is actually Rodolfo, the son of the local lord, Count Walter.
The two lovers proclaim undying fidelity, but Miller, Luisa’s father, is dubious...
Sung in Italian with English surtitles.