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Performance

Of Love and Rage

Alexei Ratmansky Premiere


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Image courtesy of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.

Of Love and RageAlexei Ratmansky Premiere


Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Aram Khachaturian
Arranged by Philip Feeney
Dramaturgy by Guillaume Gallienne after the novel Callirhoe by Chariton of Aphrodisias
Sets and Costumes by Jean-Marc Puissant
Lighting by Duane Schuler


Running Time: 140 minutes

Set in ancient Greece, this thrilling new production is based on Callirhoe, one of the earliest novels ever written. Of Love and Rage weaves the epic tale of the legendary beauty Callirhoe, her lover Chaereas, and the daunting obstacles they navigate. Award-winning designer Jean- Marc Puissant creates a backdrop evoking Greek ruins and Mediterranean landscapes to frame the lovers’ fast-paced adventures.

Upcoming Performances: Of Love and Rage

June 2, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Catherine Hurlin (Callirhoe)
Aran Bell (Chaereas)
June 3, 2020
2:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Christine Shevchenko (Callirhoe)
Thomas Forster (Chaereas)
June 3, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Hee Seo (Callirhoe)
Calvin Royal III (Chaereas)
June 4, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Catherine Hurlin (Callirhoe)
Aran Bell (Chaereas)
June 5, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Hee Seo (Callirhoe)
Calvin Royal III (Chaereas)
June 6, 2020
2:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Catherine Hurlin (Callirhoe)
Aran Bell (Chaereas)
June 6, 2020
8:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Christine Shevchenko (Callirhoe)
Thomas Forster (Chaereas)