January 27, 12:55, 2 hr 43 min
A New Production of Puccini’s ToscaWith Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo and Željko LučićOpens on New Year’s EveAnna Netrebko and Marcelo Álvarez star in later performances. The January 27 matinee will be transmitted live throughout the world as part of The Met: Live in HD series New York, NY (December 21, 2017) – A new production of Puccini’s Tosca, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume and directed by Sir David McVicar, opens this New Year’s Eve. Sonya Yoncheva and Vittorio Grigolo star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, both making role debuts, with Željko Lučić as the villainous Scarpia. On January 12, Jennifer Rowley will sing the role of Tosca.In April, Anna Netrebko adds a new role to her Met repertory as the title diva, opposite Marcelo Álvarez as Cavaradossi. Michael Volle and Željko Lučić share the role of Scarpia during April and May performances, conducted by Bertrand de Billy. McVicar’s production features sets and costumes by John Macfarlane, lighting design by David Finn, and movement direction by Leah Hausman.