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Giacomo Puccini: La Fanciulla del West


Supported by the Antenna Group. In collaboration with the Athens Concert Hall
& the Thessaloniki Concert Hall

A production of the Antenna Group

HD Live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York

- Giacomo Puccini: La Fanciulla del West
Librettists: Guelfo Civinini & Carlo Zangarini

In Italian, with Greek subtitles

Director: Giancarlo del Monaco
Set & Costume Designer: Michael Scott
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Revival stage director: Gregory Keller

Minnie: Eva-Maria Westbroek
Dick Johnson: Jonas Kaufmann
Nick: Carlo Bosi
Jack Rance: Željko Lučić
Sonora: Michael Todd Simpson
Jake Wallace: Oren Gradus

Conductor: Marco Armiliato

Puccini's romantic operatic epic of the Wild West: Love ultimately prevails over gunslingers, saloons, gambling, outlaws, and bloody shootouts in the mountains of Sierra Madre. The Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings an enthralling Minnie. She notes: ‘If you want to know who I’m most like off stage, it’s probably Minnie.’ (The Telegraph, 2010) In the role of outlaw Dick Johnson, the famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann.