Running Time: 220 min.
Release Date: February 14, 2015 (limited)
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Soprano Anna Netrebko plays beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in the first opera of this double bill, Iolanta. Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko in the erotic psychological thriller Duke Bluebeard’s Castle. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Valery Gergiev conducts both operas.
Live performance on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Encore performances at select locations on Saturday, April 11, 2015 and Monday, April 13, 2015.
The Metropolitan Opera