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New production of 'Tristan und Isolde' at The Metropolitan Opera

3 September 2016 — René Pape sings King Marke, one of his signature roles, in a spectacular new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde this season at The Metropolitan Opera. The staging, directed by Mariusz Treliński, opens the Met's 2016/17 season, with performances from September 26 through October 27. This highly anticipated production will also receive a Live in HD broadcast to theaters worldwide on October 8.

The cast also features Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne, and Evgeny Nikitin sings Kurwenal. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the performances from September 26-October 17, with Asher Fisch at the helm on October 24 & 27.