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VIDEO: Janai Brugger Sings 'Summertime' in Rehearsal For The Metropolitan Opera's PORGY AND BESS

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The production runs October 31 - December 12.

The Metropolitan Opera has posted a video from the final dress rehearsal of their production of Porgy and Bess. In the video, Janai Brugger sings Clara's Act I aria 'Summertime', conducted by David Robertson.

Smashing box office records when it premiered during the 2019-20 season, the Met's landmark staging of this American classic returns, with many of its original cast members reprising their celebrated portrayals. Bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue reunite as the title couple, leading a superb ensemble that also includes soprano Janai Brugger as Clara, soprano Latonia Moore as Serena, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Maria, tenor Frederick Ballentine as Sportin' Life, bass-baritone Alfred Walker as Crown, and bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green as Jake. David Robertson once again takes to podium to conduct.

The production runs October 31 - December 12.

Learn more at https://www.metopera.org/season/2021-22-season/porgy-and-bess/.

Videography by Pete Scalzitti.



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