About the film
Release Date: May 30, 2019With a cast so inspired, vocal fireworks and an expertly directed production, audiences are in for a treat like no other.
Tenor Javier Camarena’s golden voice make him an ideal fit for the role of Tonio, the Tyrolean villager who enlists in the French army to win a woman’s heart. The Mexican tenor is indisputably one of the best artists on the planet, his artistry a result of breathtaking singing and strong stage presence.
Marie, adopted daughter of the French army, falls deeply in love with a man who saves her life – a man who just so happens to be from an enemy nation. And so begins Donizetti’s bright and witty tale of love, loyalty and family.
Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.
La Fille du Régiment is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; and the Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna.
Sung in French with English subtitles