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The Metropolitan Opera: Florencia en el Amazonas

The Metropolitan Opera: Florencia en el Amazonas
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Released: February 3, 2024
Director: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Producer: Mary Zimmerman
Studio: The Metropolitan Opera
Cast: Ailyn Pérez, Gabriella Reyes, Greer Grimsley, Mattia Olivieri, Mario Chang, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Michael Chioldi
Genre: Opera
Length: 155 minutes

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The Metropolitan Opera: Florencia en el Amazonas Overview

Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera focuses on an opera diva, Florencia Grimaldi, who returns to her native Brazil to perform and search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. The Met premiere stars soprano Ailyn Pérez as Florencia—in a role debut—in a new production by Mary Zimmerman that brings the mystical realm of the Amazon to the Met stage. The distinguished ensemble of artists portraying the diva’s fellow travelers on the river boat to Manaus features Gabriella Reyes as the journalist Rosalba, bass-baritone Greer Grimsley as the ship’s captain, baritone Mattia Olivieri as his enigmatic first mate, tenor Mario Chang as the captain’s nephew Arcadio, and mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera and baritone Michael Chioldi as the feuding couple Paula and Álvaro, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium.


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