Akhnaten


Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut.

Sung in Mixed with Met Titles in English, German and Spanish

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Audience

Recommended for Adults and Teens

Duration

Approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes

First Performance

11/8/2019

On Sale Through

12/7/2019

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