The Exterminating Angel
by Thomas Adès
Sung in English
An NCPA-The Metropolitan Opera (New York) Presentation
The Exterminating Angel has had its Met premiere conducted by the composer Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film. Directed by the librettist Tom Cairns, it features an ensemble cast including Audrey Luna as Leticia Maynar, Amanda Echalaz as Lucia de Nobile, Sally Matthews as Silvia de Ávila and Sophie Bevan as Beatriz.
"If you see one opera this year, make it The Exterminating Angel" - New York Times
This event runs approximately 172 mins including one intermission.
Box Office: 9th November for Members & 12th November for Public
Watch a trailer for Thomas Adès’s brilliant new opera, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can't escape.