MET Opera - Samson et Dalila

GENRE: Opera
RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2018
STARRING: Elīna Garanča, Anita Rachvelishvili, Roberto Alagna
DIRECTOR: Sir Mark Elder
WRITER(S): Camille Saint-Saëns
MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic stars mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna in the title roles; Live in HD audiences last saw the pair together in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Bass-baritone Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with baritone Elchin Azizov as the Philistine king Abimélech and bass Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.