Conductor: James Levine
Production: Otto Schenk
Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen
Costume Designer: Patricia Zipprodt
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Choreographer: Norbert Vesak
Cast: Johan Botha (Tannhäuser), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Elisabeth), Michelle DeYoung (Venus), Peter Mattei (Wolfram), Günther Groissböck (Landgraf Hermann)
James Levine conducts the first Met revival of Wagner’s Tannhäuser since 2004, seen in Otto Schenk’s 1977 production. Johan Botha sings his first company performances of the demanding title role, in a cast that also includes Peter Mattei as Wolfram, his second Met Wagner role; Günther Groissböck as the Landgraf; and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth and Michelle DeYoung as Venus, the human and divine rivals for Tannhäuser’s affection.