Slideshow: Berlioz's Les Troyens from The Met

January 4, 2013
Jacqueline Antaramian as Andromache and Deborah Voigt as Cassandra in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Susan Graham as Dido in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Susan Graham as Dido and Marcello Giordani as Aeneas in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Karen Cargill as Anna in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Susan Graham as Dido in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Susan Graham as Dido and Marcello Giordani as Aeneas in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Dwayne Croft as Coroebus in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Deborah Voigt as Cassandra in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Susan Graham as Dido in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Julie Boulianne as Ascanio and Susan Graham as Dido in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera) Julie Boulianne as Ascanio and Marcello Giordani as Aeneas in Berlioz's "Les Troyens." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tune in at to Classical MPR at 11 a.m. CST as the Met offers a rare opportunity to experience Berlioz's vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Bryan Hymel, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale musical forces.

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