Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment and Massenet’s Manon.

Joyce DiDonato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she has sung to acclaim at the Grand Teatre del Liceu, Santa Fe Opera, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. The cast also stars Alice Coote as Prince Charmant, Stephanie Blythe as the evil stepmother Madame de la Haltière, Kathleen Kim as the Fée, and Laurent Naouri as Pandolfe.

Cendrillon is produced in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels, and Opéra de Lille. This production was first performed at The Santa Fe Opera.

Estimated Run Time: 2 hours & 47 minutes, 30 minutes intermission


Cendrillon Joyce DiDonato
Le Prince Charmant Alice Coote
Madame de la Haltière Stephanie Blythe
La Fée Kathleen Kim
Pandolfe Laurent Naouri

Producers Conductor Bertrand de Billy
Production Laurent Pelly
Set Designer Barbara de Limburg
Costume Designer Laurent Pelly
Lighting Designer Duane Schuler


  1. Τhe Athens Concert Hall
  2. Thessaloniki Concert Hall
  3. Volos (Achillion Cinema)
  4. Alexandroupoli (Municipal Theatre)
  5. Agios Nikolaos (Cine REX)
  6. Agrinio (Municipal Theatre)
  7. Kastoria (TEI of Western Macedonia)
  8. Trikala (Municipal Theatre Mylos)
  9. Lemesos (Rialto Theatre 12/5/2018)
  10. Larnaka (K CINEPLEX)
  11. Lefkosia K CINEPLEX)
  12. Paphos (K CINEPLEX)
SATURDAY 28 APRIL 2018, 19:55 Venues