From the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Marco Armiliato conducts Sondra Radvanovsky and Marcel Alvarez in Puccini's tale of love, lust, corruption and revenge.
Live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York: Tosca, Puccini's tale of love, lust, corruption and revenge.
In this revival of Luc Bondy's dramatic production, Sondra Radvanovsky sings the title role for the first time at the Met, starring as the prima donna with the firebrand artist lover, who thinks she knows how to outwit the notorious Baron Scarpia - the vicious Police Chief, who will stop at nothing to have her.
Presented by Margaret Juntwait with guest commentator Ira Siff.
Floria Tosca, a celebrated singer ..... Sondra Radvanovsky (Soprano)
Mario Cavaradossi, a painter ..... Marcelo Álvarez (Tenor)
Baron Scarpia, chief of police ..... Falk Struckmann (Baritone)
Cesare Angelotti, former Consul of the Roman Rep. ..... Peter Volpe (Bass)
A Sacristan ..... Paul Plishka (Bass)
Spoletta, a police agent ..... Dennis Petersen (Tenor)
Sciarrone, a gendarme ..... James Courtney (Bass)
A Jailer ..... Harold Wilson (Bass)
Chorus and Orchestra of Metropolitan Opera
Marco Armiliato ..... Conductor.