Diana Damrau stars as Leïla on a Met Opera / Erato Blu-ray & DVD release of The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de perles. The recording is now available for pre-order, and releases worldwide on February 24 ( The cast also features Matthew Polenzani as Nadir, Mariusz Kwiecień is Zurga, and Nicolas Testé sings Nourabad. Maestro Gianandrea Noseda conducts the Met Opera Orchestra for this production, which features a new staging from director Penny Woolcock.

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