Metropolitan Opera 2016-17 Preview: Placido Domingo Makes Met Role Debut as ‘Nabucco’

The Metropolitan Opera will premiere Verdi’s early masterpiece “Nabucco” on Monday December 12 in a performance featuring legendary tenor-turned-baritone Placido Domingo. The Performers This series of six performances will be Domingo in the title role at the Met after he successfully performed it at the Royal Opera House. The performance was released on DVD. Domingo has showcased a number of {…}

Jamie Barton Hosts Facebook Live For Verdi’s ‘Nabucco’ at the Metropolitan Opera

Jamie Barton will host the Metropolitan Opera’s Facebook live series on Dec. 7. The American Mezzo Soprano will answer questions provided by fans through Facebook and Twitter about her upcoming role in Verdi’s “Nabucco.” Barton will sing the role of Fenena alongside Placido Domingo and Liudmyla Monastryka before changing gears for a new production of Dvorak’s “Rusalka.” The Metropolitan Opera {…}