'Met Opera - Werther 2014' sees director Richard Eyre return to the Met with a new staging of Massenet's tragic romance Werther.
Starring Jonas Kaufmann and El?na Garan?a in their first Met performances as the brooding poet Werther and his unattainable love, Charlotte. Lisette Oropesa sings the role of Sophie, Charlotte's sister; David Biži? makes his Met debut as Charlotte's fiancé, Albert; and Jonathan Summers is Charlotte's father, Le Bailli. Alain Altinoglu conducts the first new Met production of the opera in more than forty years.
'Met Opera - Werther 2014' is the sixth of ten performances broadcast live to ODEON cinemas from the Met's 2013-2014 season.