The MET Orchestra & Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Angel Blue, Russell Thomas

A host of musical highlights under the title "planet Shakespeare": Angel Blue 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.


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


Angel Blue Soprano (Desdemona)
Russell Thomas Tenor (Otello)
The MET Orchestra

Cooperation and partnership

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