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THE MET OPERA: La Fanciulla Del West

E Opera

Synopsis

Bar owner Minnie looks after a crew of rough miners while fending off the unwanted attention of the local sheriff. When a tall, mysterious stranger walks into the bar, it looks as if her life is about to change.

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West (complete with gunfights, poker games and stagecoach robbers), alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lucic is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Release Date 8 December 2018
Running Time 3hr 42m
Rating E
Cast Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Yusif Eyvazov, Željko Lucic, Jack Rance
Director Giacomo Puccini

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