Since the Met’s production of The Death of Klinghoffer (opening tonight) will apparently not be broadcast, Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin has graciously provided in streaming form a recording from the world premiere of the work in 1991 at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie.

John Adams/Alice Goodman: The Death of Klinghoffer

Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Kent Nagano, conductor
19 March 1991
World Premiere

Alma Rumor – Stephanie Friedman
Jonathan Rumor – Thomas Young
Harry Rumor – Sanford Sylvan
The Captain – James Maddalena
Swiss Grandmother – Janice Felty
The First Officer – Thomas Hammons
Molqi – Thomas Young
Mamoud – Eugene Perry
Austrian Woman – Janice Felty
Leon Klinghoffer – Sanford Sylvan
“Rambo” – Thomas Hammons
British Dancing Girl – Janice Felty
Omar – Stephanie Friedman
Marilyn Klinghoffer – Sheila Nadler