Live in HD debut for Roberts in Parsifal

January 21, 2013

For her second show of the season at the Metropolitan Opera, American mezzo-soprano Irene Roberts takes on Wagner’s Parsifal. As one of the temptress Flowermaidens in Wagner’s epic final opera, Roberts will also be seen in movie theaters worldwide in her first appearance in the Met’s popular Live in HD series. The critically-acclaimed new production stars Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as Gurnemantz and Peter Mattei as Amfortas. Italian maestro Daniele Gatti leads from the pit.