Gounod's Romeo et Juliette

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Soprano Nino Machaidze and tenor Vittorio Grigolo star as the world’s most famous lovers in Gonoud’s Roméo et Juliette. Placido Domingo conducts an otherwise heavily Russian cast that includes Vitalij Kowaljow as Friar Laurence, Vladimir Chernov, as Count Capulet and Alexey Sayapin as Tybalt. Grigolo made his LA Opera debut in this production by Ian Judge.

CAST:

Juliette    Nino Machaidze
Romeo    Vittorio Grigolo
Mercutio   Museop Kim
Frere Laurent   Vitalij Kowaljow
Count Capulet   Vladimir Chernov
Tybalt    Alexey Sayapin
Duke of Verona  Philip Cokorinos
Stephano   Renée Rapier
Gertrude   Ronnita Nicole Miller
Gregorio   Michael Dean
Benvolio   Ben Bliss
Count Paris   Daniel Armstrong
Frere Jean   Erik Anstine

CONDUCTOR:  Placido Domingo
STAGE DIRECTOR:  Ian Judge
LA OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS
CHORUS MASTER:  Grant Gerson

Approx Length:  3 hours 15 minutes