The Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts ring in the New Year on January 1st with a new production of a timeless fairy-tale: Cinderella
. This adaptation of Jules Massenet’s delightful Cendrillon
, sung in English and in 90-minutes for family audiences, brims with the wit, charm, and magic of Charles Perrault’s beloved story.
Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard
stars as the rags-to-riches title girl, with Emily D’Angelo
as her Prince Charming, Jessica Pratt
as her Fairy Godmother, and Laurent Naouri
and Stephanie Blythe
as her feuding guardians. Maestro Emmanuel Villaume
conducts the ravishing score.This performance will also be broadcast to cinemas live in HD. CLICK HERE for information!