Piero Faggioni creates an opulent and realistic interpretation of Zandonai’s early 20th-century melodrama Francesca da Rimini which returns to the Met for its first revival in more than 25 years.
Marco Armiliato conducts Eva-Maria Westbroek in the title role of a noblewoman who is tricked into marrying the brutal Gianciotto, sung by Mark Delavan, instead of her true love Paolo, sung by Marcello Giordani.
Robert Brubaker sings the wicked Malatestino, whose jealousy incites a murder.
Part of Met Opera Live in HD 2012–2013
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