The Metropolitan Opera: Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” (DVD/Blu-ray)

Artist: The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
Label: Decca

Decca Classics and The Metropolitan Opera present Strauss “Der Rosenkavalier”, featuring a star-studded cast including Renée Fleming and Elina Garanca. This outstanding performance marks an unforgettable night in Met history: Renée Fleming’s farewell to her signature role as the Marschallin and Elina Garanca’s final turn as Octavian. This new and notable production sees Robert Carsen update the setting to Vienna in 1911, the year of the opera’s premiere. The New York cast: Renée Fleming (the Marschallin); Elina Garanca (Octavian); Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs); Erin Morley (Sophie); Markus Bruck (Herr von Faninal); Matthew Polenzani (An Italian singer); Robert Carsen (production)

Genre: Vocal/Opera

2018 GRAMMY Award nomination for “Best Opera Recording”