Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier
May 13 - 12:30 p.m.
The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star. In his new production, 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. Sebastian Weigle conducts. Runtime is approximately 4 hours 21 minutes including 2 intermissions.