I Puritani

Apr 30, 2014

Saturday Matinee presents the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Bellini's I Puritani.

Olga Peretyatko sings the role of Elvira Walton, with Lawrence Brownlee (Lord Arturo Talbot), Mariusz Kwiecien (Riccardo Forth), Michele Pertusi (Giorgio Walton)

Michele Mariotti conducts. Read the synopsis.

Broadcast Saturday, May 5, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. on VPR Classical.

"A lovely woman with a beguiling stage presence, [Peretyatko] has a clear, shimmering voice with a bright but never hard-edged sound and the technique to dispatch runs and roulades with comfortable agility." - New York Times