MET HD LIVE Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Dalila - Megaron Athens Concert Hall

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Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Dalila

Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Dalila

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

A production of the Antenna Group

HD Encore broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York

– Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson and Dalila
Librettist: Ferdinand Lemaire

Director: Darko Tresnjak
Set Designer: Alexander Dodge
Costume Designer: Linda J. Cho
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder
Choreographer: Austin McCormick

Dalila: Elīna Garanča
Samson: Roberto Alagna
High Priest: Laurent Naouri
Abimélech: Elchin Azizov
The Old Hebrew: Dmitry Belosselskiy

Conductor Sir Mark Elder

Μezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as Dalila (Musical America Award: Vocalist of the Year 2010; MIDEM Classical Award: Singer of the Year 2010) and tenor Roberto Alagna (Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition) as Samson in Saint-Saëns biblical epic. Darko Tresnjak (Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder) makes his debut at the Met directing the masterpiece of French opera for the first time in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducting.

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