Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier
The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. Director Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs.
Approximate run time: 4 hours, 12 minutes • Synopsis
Richard Strauss Composer • Hugo von Hofmannstal Librettist
Sebastian Weigle Conductor • Renée Fleming Marschallin • Elīna Garanča Octavian • Erin Morley Sophie
Matthew Polenzani A Singer • Marcus Brück Faninal • Günther Groissböck Baron Ochs
James Darrah director
Fred Carama faculty artist
Marilyn Horne jury leader
Jonathan Feldman, Martin Katz, Michael Werner faculty artists
David Daniels countertenor
Individual tickets, $28 each, are available for purchase online, over the phone, or in person at the Carsey Ticket Office. Tickets will also be sold starting one hour prior to each event at the Hahn Hall Ticket Office.
Student discounted tickets, $20 each, can be purchased online or the day of the event. Please present a valid student ID at the Hahn Hall Ticket Office.
$10 COMMUNITY ACCESS & 7-17S FREE TICKETS
A limited number of $10 tickets and unlimited free-admission for youth ages 7-17 (when accompanied by a ticketed adult) are available, thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Santa Barbara Foundation. These tickets can be purchased the day of the event only at the Hahn Hall Ticket Office. first-come, first-served. not available online
TICKET OFFICE HOURS
Carsey Ticket Office: Mon-Fri, 1-4 pm.
Hahn Hall Ticket Office: open one hour before each Met: Live in HD event