Met Opera: Porgy and Bess (Live)
Director: David Robertson
Starring: Angel Blue, Eric Owens, Frederick Ballentine, Golda Schultz, Latonia Moore
Release Date: Sat 01 Feb 2020
Returning to the Met for the first time in nearly thirty years, James Robinson’s stylish production tells the story of disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue. David Robertson conducts a stellar cast that also includes Donovan Singletary as fisherman Jake, Golda Schultz as his wife Clara, Latonia Moore as the bereaved widow Serena, and Frederick Ballentine as drug dealer Sportin’ Life.