Met Opera: Tosca (2016 Encore)25th August, 2016
TOSCA— Puccini’s enduring favorite, starring an exceptional trio of singing actors in the leading roles, features acclaimed American soprano Patricia Racette as the ultimate diva, Floria Tosca, in Luc Bondy’s production. French tenor Roberto Alagna sings Tosca’s lover, the painter Cavaradossi, and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze is the corrupt, lustful Scarpia. Italian maestro Riccardo Frizza conducts Puccini’s sweeping, dramatic tale of murder, lust, and political intrigue.
Music: Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Production: Luc Bondy
Cast: Patricia Racette, Elisabete Matos, Roberto Alagna