Works & Process Rotunda Project: The Metropolitan Opera: The Exterminating Angel
The Metropolitan Opera
The Metropolitan Opera: The Exterminating Angel
Music by Thomas Adès, libretto by Tom Cairns
Monday, October 16, 7:30 pm
Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as "inventive and audacious. . . . a major event," Thomas Adès's The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name, is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party that guests cannot escape.Prior to the American premiere, Met Opera general managerPeter Gelb discusses the opera with Adès, and singers perform highlights.
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