David McVicar, who directed last season’s Met premiere of Anna Bolena, directs the company premiere of the second opera in Donizetti’s famous trilogy of operas about Tudor history.
Joyce DiDonato sings the title role of the defiant Mary, Queen of Scots and South African soprano Elza van den Heever makes her Met debut as Mary’s formidable rival, Queen Elizabeth I.
Maurizio Benini conducts a cast that also includes Francesco Meli, Joshua Hopkins and Matthew Rose.
Part of Met Opera Live in HD 2012–2013
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