Apr 17, 2014

Saturday Matinee presents the Metropolitan Opera's production of Strauss' Arabella.

Michael Volle "made his Met debut with an assured, intelligent performance as Mandryka... he acts with his vocal instrument, capturing both the cultivated and the rough, boisterous qualities" of the character. - New York Times

Malin Byström sings the role of Arabella , with Genia Kühmeier (Zdenka), Roberto Saccà (Matteo), Michael Volle (Mandryka), Martin Winkler (Waldner)

Philippe Auguin conducts. Read the synopsis.

Broadcast Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m.