La Fille du Règiment

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.

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.

GP at the Met: La Fille du Règiment

Introduction

Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera 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: Hailed by the Times of London as an “exceedingly yummy operatic […]

GP at the Met: La Fille du Règiment

Production Credits

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