Puccini’s electrifying melodrama is one of the most thrilling operas ever staged, performed in New York by the world-class Met Opera.
Sparks fly in Puccini’s intense melodramaIntrigue, murder, love and an iconic diva burst onto the stage in Tosca at the Met Opera. This high-octane tale showcases Puccini’s talents at their most exhilarating, and remains one of the most popular operas ever staged.
Beautiful but volatile singer Tosca is in love with artist Cavaradossi but pursued by corrupt police chief Scarpia. When Scarpia arrests Cavaradossi for aiding political prisoners, he takes his opportunity to blackmail Tosca: reveal the location of the prisoners or let Cavaradossi die. Backed into a corner and desperate, Tosca decides to take deadly action.
With a melodious, electrifying score, Tosca has thrilled and offended audiences for over a hundred years. At the Metropolitan Opera House, Puccini’s melodrama is staged by David McVicar, and conducted by Carlo Rizzi and Domingo Hindoyan.
Sopranos Aleksandra Kurzak, Angela Gheorghiu, and Liudmyla Monastyrska lead the Met Opera Tosca cast as the iconic title character, opposite tenors Michael Fabiano, Roberto Alagna, and Yusif Eyvazov as Cavaradossi. Baritones John Lundgren, James Morris and Željko Lučić alternate as sadistic Scarpia.
It is a story that has captured the imagination for decades, evoking chills as it heads towards its heart-stopping conclusion. Book Tosca tickets now to experience it for yourself.
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