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Music for your eyes

France : Europe/Paris

Iolanta by Tchaikovsky and Bluebeard's Castle by Bartók at the Metropolitan Opera


  • The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus
  • Valery Gergiev (Conductor)
  • Mariusz Treliński (Stage Direction)
  • Anna Netrebko (Soprano) : Iolanta
  • Piotr Beczala (Tenor) : Vaudémont
  • Nadja Michael (Soprano) : Judith (Bluebeard's Castle)
  • Mikhail Petrenko (Bass) : Bluebeard (Bluebeard's Castle)


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
Duration: 02:52

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