The Exterminating Angel
1:00PM, Saturday, November 18, 2017
Walter S. Gubelmann Auditorium

MUSIC BY THOMAS ADÈS, LIBRETTO BY TOM CAIRNS
The Exterminating Angel

 

The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel,” inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.

Estimated run time: 2 hours 52 minutes
One intermission

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MUSIC BY THOMAS ADÈS, LIBRETTO BY TOM CAIRNS
The Exterminating Angel

 

The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel,” inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.

Estimated run time: 2 hours 52 minutes
One intermission

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