Metropolitan Opera: Werther

Feb 27, 2017

Isabel Leonard as Charlotte and Vittorio Grigolo in the title role of Massenet's Werther.
Credit Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Massenet’s Werther starring tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the title role of the tortured young poet opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the beautiful but unobtainable Charlotte. Edward Gardner leads the cast that also features Anna Christy as Charlotte’s younger sister Sophie, with David Bizic reprising the role of Albert and Maurizio Muraro as Le Bailli.

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