The conductor of the performance, Genoa-born Marco Armiliato, has conducted Puccini and Verdi productions at the New York opera for two decades. Bringing the opera to the stage is Giancarlo Del Monaco, one of the best-known and most sought-after directors, whose first work at the Metropolitan Opera was a production of La Fanciulla del West in 1991. (The director is the son of Mario Del Monaco, one of the greatest tenors of the 20th century.) In this Wild West story, the bartender at the Polka Saloon is played by Carlo Bosi, Sonora the gold miner by Michael Todd Simpson, Ashby the railroad company agent by Matthew Rose, and the minstrel Jake Wallas by Oren Gradus.
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Presented by: Müpa Budapest
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