Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera'

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Join us at 1 pm for a live broadcast of Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ballroom Dance) from the Metropolitan Opera. 

Ricardo Tamura plays the self-destructive King Gustavo III of Sweden in this afternoon’s performancereplacing Piotr Beczala, who is ill. Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the woman the King loves. Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Anckarström, Gustavo’s friend and Amelia’s husband; Dolora Zajick is Ulrica, the fortune-teller who predicts the king’s murder; and Heidi Stober is the pageboy Oscar.

David Alden's production of Un ballo in maschera first arrived at the Met in 2012.


ConductorJames Levine
AmeliaSondra Radvanovsky
OscarHeidi Stober
Madame ArvidssonDolora Zajick
Gustavo IIIRicardo Tamura
AnckarströmDmitri Hvorostovsky