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Release date: 18 March 2023
Running time: 275 minutes
Wagner’s Lohengrin returns to the Met stage after an absence of 17 years with this atmospheric new staging by François Girard. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a cast led by tenor Piotr Beczała in the title role of the mysterious swan knight. Soprano Tamara Wilson is the virtuous duchess Elsa, falsely accused of murder, going head-to-head with soprano Christine Goerke as the cunning sorceress Ortrud. Bass-baritone Evgeny Nikitin is Ortrud’s power-hungry husband, Telramund, and bass Günther Groissböck is King Heinrich.
Original title: MET Opera Live in HD 2023 : Lohengrin
Cast: Piotr Beczala, Günther Groissböck, Evgeny Nikitin, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Tamara Wilson, Brian Mulligan, Christine Goerke
Age restrictions: 12A