Met Opera: Semiramide

The Metropolitan Opera, celebrating 50 years at the top

Showing Times

Sat 10 Mar 17:55

Composer:  Rossini

Conductor:  Maurio Benini

Cast:  Elizabeth DeShong, Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, Ryan Speedo Green  

Against the backdrop of the Hanging Gardens, Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, defies bad omens and supernatural threats in her quest to find a worthy successor to her late husband. But she harbours more than one dark secret… Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years. Conducted by Maurizio Benini and also featuring Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace,  Javier Camarena as Indian king Idreno, Ildar Abdrazakov as the prince Assur and Ryan Speedo Green as high priest Oroe.

Trailer: 

Film Information

Duration:
240 mins
Subtitled:
No
Certificate:
PG

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