Sat 28 Apr, Stamford Theatre satellite screenings
Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billyand directed by Laurent Pelly...
Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régimentand Massenet’s Manon. Joyce DiDonatoadds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she has sung to acclaim at the Grand Teatre del Liceu, Santa Fe Opera, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. The cast also stars Alice Coote as Prince Charmant, Stephanie Blythe as the evil stepmother Madame de la Haltière, Kathleen Kim as the Fée, and Laurent Naourias Pandolfe. Cendrillonis produced in association with the Royal Opera House,Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; ThéâtreRoyal de La Monnaie, Brussels; and Opéra de Lille. This productionwas first performed at The Santa Fe Opera.
Conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Production: Laurent Pelly
Set Designer: Barbara de Limburg
Costume Designer: Laurent Pelly
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Cast: Joyce DiDonato (Cendrillon), Alice Coote (Le Prince Charmant), Stephanie Blythe (Madame de la Haltière), Kathleen Kim (La Fée), Laurent Naouri (Pandolfe)