Shostakovich's classic opera about a woman seeking escape from her current life.
Katerina, young wife to Zinovy Ismailov, is unfulfilled by her boring life and loveless marriage. Her father-in-law, Boris, chides her for not yet having children and warns her not to take a lover.
When a a new laborer named Sergei, with a penchant for romancing married women, rolls into town, Katerina begins an affair with him that promises to upend their lives forever.
Dmitri Shostakovich's acclaimed opera makes its long-awaited return to the Met in a critically acclaimed production.