The MET Orchestra & Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Renée Fleming, Russell Thomas

A host of musical highlights under the title "planet Shakespeare": America's most famous soprano Renée Fleming sings selections from Verdi's Otello in a program that will also feature Tchaikovsky's romantic Romeo and Juliet Overture, music from West Side Story, and a European premiere. We will be hearing New York’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under its principal conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Program

Leonard Bernstein
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Matthew Aucoin
Lear Sketches (German premiere)

Peter Tschaikowsky
Romeo and Juliet. Fantasy Overture After Shakespeare

Giuseppe Verdi
Act IV from the opera Otello

Artist

Renée Fleming Soprano (Desdemona)
Russell Thomas Tenor (Otello)
The MET Orchestra

Cooperation and partnership

Patrons of the Concert: Ernst-Moritz Lipp and Angelika Lipp-Krüll