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Of Love and Rage

New York Premiere

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Image courtesy of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.
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Of Love and RageNew York 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.