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Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon”

The Metropolitan Opera performs Massenet’s sumptuous Cendrillon, an instant success when it premiered at Paris’s Opéra-Comique in 1899. Director Laurent Pelly’s staging fully embraces fairytale magic, inviting audience members to regain their childlike wonder. Joyce DiDonato stars as Cinderella, with Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming; Bertrand de Billy directs.

In French with English subtitles.