“Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful lover, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule.
Composer, Vincenzo Bellini
Estimated Run Time, 3 hrs 4 mins
Sung In Italian
Met Titles In English, German, Italian and Spanish
$25.00 - $300.00
Lincoln Center - Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center, New York, NY 10023
The crowning jewel of Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Opera House is one of the world's great stages. The beauty of the hall is stupendous, but the distance of the rear seating from the stage is dizzying.There are small electronic screens ("Met Titles") in front of every seat that can be activated to show the text of the opera (in English).
members' rating of venue:
1/9 66th Street / Lincoln Center
"To make advance arrangements for wheelchair location tickets, please call 212.362.6000.For information and to arrange wheelchair assistance or early entry, please call 212.799.3100, extension 2204."Infrared and large print programs available. Seeing eye dogs allowed.