Conductor: James Levine
Production: Robert Carsen  | Set Designer: Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel | Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet

Cast: Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Matthew Polenzani (A Singer), Marcus Brück (Faninal), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs)

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.

Runtime: 4:50

Individual Tickets: $32, $29, $20
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Met Lunches are provided in a beautiful oceanview setting in the third floor reception hall.  Meals include a gourmet sandwich, a choice of chips or fruit, a dessert, and beverage.

Lunch provided by Relish Catering

Menu choices

Roast Beef on ciabatta with walnut romesco and garlic aioli

Shrimp Salad with tarragon mayo and butter lettuce

Grilled Veggies with herbed goat cheese on focaccia squares

Met Lunch Tickets: $17 (full sandwich with meal), $12 (1/2 sandwich with meal)