Great Performances at the Met(visit website)
|36.1||La Cenerentola||Joyce DiDonato sings her first Met performances of the title character in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Florez as her dashing prince. Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola's stepfather Don Magnifico, and Luca Pisaroni as Don Ramiro's tutor, Alidoro. Soprano Deborah Voigt hosts.
|36.1||Cosi Fan Tutte||James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when two friends decide to test their fiancees' fidelity. Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard star as the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella; Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov as their fiances, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Danielle de Niese as their feisty maid, Despina. Maurizio Muraro is the cynical Don Alfonso. Soprano Renee Fleming hosts.