Tchaikovsky’s eerie thriller of imperial Russia has its first performances at the Met since 2011. Latvian-born tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko is Hermann, the fanatical gambler whose obsession with a powerful secret drives him to madness. Soprano Lise Davidsen makes her highly anticipated Met debut as his long-suffering lover, Lisa, with mezzo-soprano Larissa Diadkova as the otherworldly Countess. Baritone Igor Golovatenko is Yeletsky, baritone Alexey Markov is Tomsky, and Vasily Petrenko conducts.
When: Aleksandrs Antonenko appears November 29, December 2, 5, 8, 14 and 21, 2019.
Where: MetOpera, New York City.
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