Roberto Alagna adds a new role to his extensive Met repertory with his first performances as the title character in Cyrano de Bergerac, opening May 2. Marco Armiliato conducts the revival of Alfano’s rarely performed opera, which will be staged for four performances through Saturday, May 13. American soprano Jennifer Rowley makes her role debut as Roxane, Cyrano’s secret love, in a cast that also features Atalla Ayan as Christian and Juan Jesús Rodríguez as de Guiche.
Performances: May 2, 6, 10, 13. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 2 hours and 53 minutes, one intermission.
Tickets begin at $25; for prices, more information, or to place an order, please call (212) 362-6000 or visit www.metopera.org. Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available by calling (212) 341-5410 or visiting www.metopera.org/groups.
Same-day $25 rush tickets for all performances of Cyrano de Bergerac are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the Met’s Web site. Tickets will go on sale for performances Monday–Friday at noon, matinees four hours before curtain, and Saturday evenings at 2pm. For more information on rush tickets, click here.