La Fille du Règiment

Kathleen Turner as the Duchess of Krakenthorp in Donizetti's "La Fille du Régiment." Photo: Marty Sohl / Met Opera

GP at the Met: La Fille du Régiment

7 Scene-Stealing Performances in the Comic Opera “La Fille du Régiment”

Season 13 of Great Performances at the Met continues on Sunday, July 7 with Donizetti’s romantic comedy La Fille du Regiment, starring Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, and Stephanie Blythe. Adding extra sparkle to the colorful comic opera is film icon Kathleen Turner, who makes her Met debut as the imperious Duchess of Krakenthorp.

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GP at the Met: La Fille du Régiment

About the Opera

Watch Donizetti’s romantic comedy about a budding military relationship starring Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena in a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks. Special guest Kathleen Turner makes her Met debut. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

 Introduction

GP at The Met: La Fille du Règiment

Introduction

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Composer: Gaetano Donizetti

Librettists: Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean François Bayard

Production: Laurent Pelly

Conductor: Marco Armiliato

Performers: Natalie Dessay (Marie), Felicity Palmer (Marquise of Berkenfield), Juan Diego Flórez (Tonio), Alessandro Corbelli (Sulpice), Marian Seldes (Duchess of Krakenthorp)

Synopsis:
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 Production Credits

GP at The Met: La Fille du Règiment

Production Credits

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