Soprano Patricia Racette at the Met

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Soprano Patricia Racette, discusses playing the role of Maddalena in "Andrea Chénier" at the Metropolitan Opera. The opera is about a real 19th-century French poet who was executed in the revolution. Maddalena, the female lead, is a wealthy, spoiled girl who is so changed by the revolution that in the end she volunteers to go to the guillotine with Andrea, the man she loves.


Patricia Racette

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