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Lulu by Berg at the Metropolitan Opera


  • The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus
  • Lothar Koenigs (Conductor)
  • William Kentridge (Stage Direction)
  • Marlis Petersen (Soprano) : Lulu
  • Johan Reuter (Baritone) : Dr. Schön | Jack the Ripper
  • Susan Graham (Mezzo-soprano) : Countess Geschwitz
  • Daniel Brenna (Tenor) : Alwa
  • Franz Grundheber (Baritone) : Schigolch
  • Martin Winkler (Baritone) : Animal Tamer | Acrobat
  • Paul Groves (Tenor) : Painter | African Prince
  • James Courtney (Baritone) : Physician | Professor | Policeman
  • Alan Oke (Tenor) : Prince | Manservant | Marquis
  • Elizabeth DeShong (Mezzo-soprano) : Dresser | Schoolboy | Page
  • Julian Close (Bass) : Theater Manager | Banker
  • Tyler Duncan (Baritone) : Journalist
  • Paul Corona (Baritone) : Servant
  • Kathryn Day (Mezzo-soprano) : Designer
  • Ashley Emerson (Soprano) : Girl
  • Jane Shaulis (Mezzo-soprano) : Mother


Opera in a prologue and three acts by Alban Berg (1885 - 1935) (completed by Friedrich Cerha)
Libretto by Alban Berg after Franz Wedekind's plays 'Erdgeist' and 'Die Büchse der Pandora'
First performance in Zürich, Stadtheater, 2 June 1937

Recording: November 9 2015 - Metropolitan Opera | New York
Duration: 03:01

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