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Met Opera in HD Florencia en el Amazonas - Daniel Catán

A magical realist tale of lost love set in the Amazonian jungles.

Saturday, December 9, 2023
1:00pm – 3:45pm
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Films
Registration required. Fee required. Tickets required.

A magical realist tale of lost love set in the Amazonian jungles.

Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán's 1996 opera follows an opera diva who returns to her native Brazil to perform and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. This Met premiere stars soprano Ailyn Pérez as the diva Florencia in a new production by Mary Zimmerman that brings the mystical realm of the Amazon to the Met stage. The distinguished ensemble of artists portraying Florencia's fellow travelers on the riverboat features Gabriella Reyes as the journalist Rosalba, bass-baritone Greer Grimsley as the ship's captain, baritone Mattia Olivieri as his enigmatic first mate, tenor Mario Chang as the captain's nephew Arcadio, and mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera and baritone Michael Chioldi as the feuding couple Paula and Álvaro. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

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Hopkins Center for the Arts

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