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The Met Opera on WRTI: Verdi's FALSTAFF, December 14, 1 PM

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Baritone Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role in Giuseppe Verdi's FALSTAFF.

An undisputed master of Verdi's final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble cast, in a production set in the mid-20th century. Join us on Saturday, December 14, 1 to 4 pm.

http://youtu.be/ULMdId6b2PY

Synopsis

Read an article about James Levine returning to the Met Opera.

Cast:

Conductor: James Levine
Nannetta: Lisette Oropesa
Alice: Angela Meade
Mrs. Quickly: Stephanie Blythe
Meg Page: Jennifer Johnson Cano
Fenton: Paolo Fanale
Falstaff: Ambrogio Maestri
Ford: Franco Vassallo