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Great Performances at the Met

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Sat., May 7, 2016
11:00 am
(270 minutes)

Les Troyens  

Berlioz's "Les Troyens," about a Trojan military commander (Bryan Hymel) who flees the fallen Troy and lands in the North African kingdom of Carthage, where he falls for the queen (Susan Graham). Deborah Voigt plays Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess whose warnings about an apparent gift from the Greeks are ignored.

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Sat., May 14, 2016
11:00 am
(300 minutes)

Parsifal  

Richard Wagner's "Parsifal," about a fool (Jonas Kaufmann) who may be key to a wounded king's recovery. The cast also includes René Pape as knight Gurnemanz; Katarina Dalayman as siren Kundry; Peter Mattei as King Amfortas; and Evgeny Nikitin as Klingsor, the evil wizard.