Philip Glass’ Akhnaten—Met Premiere
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt. Featuring Music Academy alumnus Aaron Blake (’10, ’11) as the High Priest of Amon.
Runtime approximately 3 hours, 56 minutes
Production: Phelim McDermott / Set Designer: Tom Pye / Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard / Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet / Choreographer: Sean Gandini
$280 Subscription / $28 Individual Ticket