The Metropolitan Opera: Ernani

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Release Date: February 25, 2012 (limited)

3h 55m | Drama, Musical, Other

The opera, composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, tells the story of Ernani and the love of his life, Elvira. Together they overcome the obstacles in the way of their love, including Elvira's upcoming marriage to old Gomez de Silva, to be together before their romance ultimately meets a tragic end. Based on Victor Hugo's Hernani, this opera is considered one of Verdi's best. Encore presentation on March 31, 2012.

Director: Robert Abbado
Studio: The Metropolitan Opera
Cast: Angela Meade, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Ferruccio Furlanetto

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