Stratospheric soprano Natalie Dessay leads the charge in “La Fille du Régiment,” with superstar tenor Juan Diego Flórez co-starring. Opera legend Montserrat Caballé is featured as the Duchesse de Crakentorp, making all made their role debut at the Vienna State Opera in this Laurent Pelly’s production.
Pelly updates the story to the early 20th century and proceeds to send up the comic-opera genre with a frantic stream of visual highlights.
In this outstanding performance, a Vienna State Opera co-production with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and the Metropolitan Opera New York, the four world-class singers are accompanied by the Wiener Philharmoniker who are led by Yves Abel.
CastNatalie Dessay | Juan Diego Flórez | Carlos Álvarez | Montserrat Caballé | Janina Baechle
Number of actsOpera in 2 acts
Total running time2 hours 18 minutes
Running time by actAct 1: 1 hour 17 minutes, Act 2: 1 hour
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