Gounod’s sumptuous operatic adaptation, directed by Bartlett Sher, traces the universally known tragic story of two star-crossed lovers from feuding families.
Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores.
Bartlett Sher’s towering staging also features baritone Will Liverman and tenor Frederick Ballentine as the archrivals Mercutio and Tybalt, mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as the mischievous pageboy Stéphano, and bass-baritone Alfred Walker as Frère Laurent.
A La Scala Production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival.
Roméo Et Juliette is sung in French with English subtitles.
A screening of the broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera 2023-24 Season in New York.
Duration 3 hours, including 1 interval.
- Terms and conditions of sale have recently changed, please familiarise yourself with these terms and conditions, available on our website, prior to purchasing your tickets.
- For patrons with mobility difficulties and Companion Card holders please call our Box Office on 07 4122 6060 Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm to enquire or make your booking