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Doctor Atomic: By John Adams

Gerald Finley as J. Robert OppenheimerPhoto courtesy of Metropolitan Opera
Gerald Finley as J. Robert Oppenheimer
Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Opera
Doctor Atomic: By John Adams
NEW YORK  •  Metropolitan Opera  •  Ongoing

John adams: Doctor Atomic

First seen and heard in Amsterdam at the Holland Festival and then at the San Francisco Opera, this new opera by John Adams and Peter Sellars about the development of the first atomic bomb. Renewed cooperation between Adams and Sellars after Nixon in China and The Death of Klinghoffer.  Director Penny Woolcock makes her Met debut.

Conductor: Alan Gilbert
Kitty Oppenheimer: Sasha Cooke
Pasqualita: Meredith Arwady
J. Robert Oppenheimer: Gerald Finley
Edward Teller: Richard Paul Fink
General Leslie Groves: Eric Owens

Production: Penny Woolcock
Set Designer: Julian Crouch
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber

Metropolitan Opera Web Site

Detailed schedule information:

13, 18, 21, 25, 30 October 2008, 8:00 pm

1, 5, 8, 13 November 2008, 8:00 pm

Contact: Lincoln Center
New York, New York  10023
Tel: (1) 212 362 60 00

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