The Met: Roberto Devereux Movie

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The Met: Roberto Devereux


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2016 | NR | Event Opera | 3hrs, 40m

Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season, a rare feat made famous by Beverly Sills—and not ... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Met: Roberto Devereux release date was Saturday, April 16, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Directed by

Sir David McVicar

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Fathom Events

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NR Not Rated

Languages

Italian

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Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season, a rare feat made famous by Beverly Sills—and not attempted on a New York stage since. In this climactic opera of the trilogy, she plays Queen Elizabeth I, forced to sign the death warrant of the nobleman she loves, Roberto Devereux.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • The broadcast of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux will be presented live on Saturday, April 16 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT, followed by an Encore presentation in select cinemas on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in all time zones.
  • Tenor Matthew Polenzani is Devereux, and mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca and baritone Mariusz Kwiecien complete the principal quartet in the bel canto masterpiece, directed by Sir David McVicar and conducted by Donizetti specialist Maurizio Benini.

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