Metropolitan Opera: Idomeneo

Mar 20, 2017

Matthew Polenzani in the title role and Nadine Sierra as Ilia in Mozart's Idomeneo.
Credit Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts his third broadcast of the 2016-17 Metropolitan Radio Broadcast season, Mozart’s early masterpiece Idomeneo. The opera, which Levine first conducted at the Met in 1982, stars tenor Matthew Polenzani in his Met role debut as the king Idomeneo, with soprano Nadine Sierra in her role debut as Ilia, soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote as Idomeneo’s son Idamante, and baritone Alan Opie as Idomeneo’s confidant Arbace.

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LIBRETTO
Libretto in English:
http://www.impresario.ch/libretto/libmozido_e.htm

Libretto in Italian:http://www.impresario.ch/libretto/libmozido_i.htm