A scene from Verdi's Nabucco. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
From Nabucco (January 7)

Plácido Domingo stars in Verdi’s “Nabucco” Live in HD, and James Levine conducts

The new opera year begins January 7 as the legendary Plácido Domingo takes on the title role of Nabucco, the King of Babylon under the baton of James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.