Iolanta by Tchaikovsky and Bluebeard's Castle by Bartók at the Metropolitan Opera
Iolanta, one-act opera by Piotr I. Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Libretto by Modest I. Tchaikovsky after Henrik Hertz's 'The Daughter of King Rene'
First performance in St. Petersburg, Mariinsky Theater, December 18, 1892
Bluebeard's Castle, opera in one act by Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Livret de Béla Balazs after a tale by Charles Perrault
Premiered in Budapest, Opera, May 24, 1918
Recording: February 14 2015 - Metropolitan Opera New York
Director: Gary Halvorson
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