Great Performances at the Met - Season 3, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes
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The Metropolitan Opera mounted this 2005 production of John Adams's groundbreaking, controversial opera Doctor Atomic, which explores the stress and anxiety experienced by workers at Los Alamos in the days leading up to the first Atomic Bomb test. This particular interpretation utilizes a libretto by Peter Sellars, with a cast that includes Richard Paul Fink as Edward Teller, Gerald Finley as J. Robert Oppenheimer, Thomas Glenn as Robert Wilson and Roger Honeywell as Captain James Nolan. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet lends musical accompaniment under the baton of Alan Gilbert, with Donald Palumbo serving as chorus master.

Cast

Richard Paul Fink
as Edward Teller
Gerald Finley
as J. Robert Oppenheimer
Thomas Glenn
as Robert Wilson
Sarah Cooke
as Kitty Oppenheimer
Eric Owens
as General Leslie Groves
Earle Patriarco
as Frank Hubbard
Roger Honeywell
as Captain James Nolan
Meredith Arwady
as Pasqualita
Gerald Finley
as J. Robert Oppenheimer
Sasha Cooke
as Kitty Oppenheimer
Richard Paul Fink
as Edward Teller
Eric Owens
as Gen. Leslie Groves
Thomas Glenn
as Robert Wilson
Meredith Arwady
as Pasqualita
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