Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier

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Martina Serafin as the Marschallin and Alice Coote as Octavian in Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier."

This Saturday at 1pm, the Met broadcast it's Der Rosenkavalier, with soprano Martina Serafin as the lovely Marschallin and mezzo Alice Coote as her lover Octavian.  

Nathaniel Merrill’s Der Rosenkavalier premiered in 1969 and is one of the Met's longest-running productions. Over the years it has managed to stay fresh with the help of talented singers, who bring to life the music and the romance. In this performance conductor Edward Gardner leads a bright cast through an opera about love, lust, and new beginnings. In addition to Alice Coote and Martina Serafin, the cast includes Peter Rose as Baron Ochs and Erin Morley as the young, beautiful Sophie. 

Cast:

Conductor: Edward Gardner 
Feldmarschallin: Martina Serafin (soprano)
Octavian: Alice Coote (Mezzo-soprano) 
Sophie: Erin Morley (soprano)
Baron Ochs: Peter Rose (bass)