Photo Flash: Yannick Nezet-Seguin Conducts Wagner's PARSIFAL
Klaus Florian Vogt will sing the title role in the first revival of one of the most acclaimed Met productions in recent years, Wagner's final opera, Parsifal, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by François Girard. The production of Wagner's transcendent masterpiece opens on February 5 and marks the highlyanticipated Met debut of one of Europe's leading Wagnerians, Evelyn Herlitzius, as the mysterious Kundry. Original cast members from the 2013 premiere returning for this season's seven performances include: Peter Mattei as Amfortas, the wounded King of the Knights of the Holy Grail; René Pape as the wise knight Gurnemanz; and Evgeny Nikitin as the evil Klingsor.
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Performances for Parsifal: February 5, 10, 13, 17mat, 20, 23, 27. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 4 hours and 33 minutes with two intermissions.
Tickets begin at $25; for prices, more information, or to place an order, please call (212) 362-6000 or visit www.metopera.org. Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available by calling (212) 341-5410 or visiting www.metopera.org/groups.
Same-day $25 rush tickets for all performances of Parsifal are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the Met's Web site. Tickets will go on sale for performances Monday-Friday at noon, matinees four hours before curtain, and Saturday evenings at 2pm. To enter, click here.
PHOTO CREDIT: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera