Joyce DiDonato's performance in the title role of Mary, Queen of Scots, "will be pointed to as a model of singing," full of "plush richness and aching beauty," in this Met premiere production. Elza van den Heever is "a vocally burnished and emotionally tempestuous" Elizabeth (New York Times). Matthew Polenzani sings Leicester and Maurizio Benini conducts.
Saturday, January 19th, 1 to 4 pm.
Gaetano Donizetti: Maria Stuarda
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Elisabetta: Elza van den Heever
Maria Stuarda: Joyce DiDonato
Leicester: Matthew Polenzani
Cecil: Joshua Hopkins
Talbot: Matthew Rose