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Cendrillon

Cendrillon

Story & Setting:

The story of Cinderella is one that has appeared in folk tales, literature, movies, dance, and theater around the world for centuries.  Another famous operatic adaptation of this timeless tale is Rossini's La Cenerentola. 

Opera Notes:

With a storybook-inspired production by director Laurent Pelly, the Met presented Cendrillon for the first time in the company's history in 2018, and it returns in a special custom English translation in 2021.

Sung in

French

Length: 

2 hours & 50 minutes

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

Watch/Listen


Fairy Godmother Excerpt (Kathleen Kim)

Met Opera (current production)


Act 1 Finale (Joyce DiDonato & Eglise Gutiérrez)

Royal Opera House (same as current Met Production)