Great Performances at the Met(visit website)
|36.1||Werther||Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role of the tortured poet in the Met’s acclaimed new production of Massenet’s Werther. Richard Eyre returns to direct the first new Met production of Werther in more than 40 years. French mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch makes her Met debut as Charlotte, the object of Werther’s unrequited love, in a cast that also includes Lisette Oropesa as Sophie, Serbian bass David Bizic in his Met debut as Albert, and Jonathan Summers as Le Bailli. Alain Altinoglu conducts. Soprano Patricia Racette hosts.