Met Opera: Semiramide – 5.55pm

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Met Opera: Semiramide   Buy Tickets here   Against the backdrop of the Hanging Gardens, Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, defies bad omens and supernatural threats in her quest to find a worthy successor to her late husband. But she harbours more than one dark secret, and whoever gains the throne may find that he has lost more than he has won.

Based on a story by Voltaire, this rarely performed tragic opera reveals The Barber of Seville composer Giaochino Rossini in a whole new light. The title role—composed for Rossini’s wife, Isabella Colbran—features some of the most demanding vocal music he ever wrote. Angela Meade takes on the challenging vocal fireworks in this revival of a production last seen at the Met 25 years ago.

Conductor: Maurizio Benini Cast: Angela Meade (Semiramide), Elizabeth DeShong (Arsace), Javier Camarena (Idreno), Ildar Abdrazakov (Assur), Ryan Speedo Green (Oroe)

Approx running time: 3hrs 50mins

Tickets;  Adults £16, Concessions £15.  SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 4 tickets for different Met Opera or ROH performances for £13 each.  Available through the Box Office.

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