Susan Graham Makes Role Debut in New Met Opera Production of Lulu

perruqueSusan Graham returns to the Metropolitan Opera for a new production of Alban Berg’s Lulu by visual artist William Kentridge, making her role debut on November 5 as the cunning Countess Geschwitz. Marlis Petersen brings her interpretation of the title role, a sexually irresistible young woman whose wanton behavior causes destruction for those who fall under her spell. Lothar Koenigs and Derrick Inouye split conducting duties, leading a cast that also includes Daniel Brenna, Paul Groves, Johan Reuter, and Franz Grundheber. Watch a trailer of the production here.

Repeat performances take place on November 9, 14, 17, 21, 24, and 28 as well as December 3. Lulu will be transmitted to more than 2,000 screens in 70 countries across the globe as part of the Met Opera’s Live in HD series on November 21. Find tickets to Lulu and more information here.