Quantcast
Performance

Salzburg Marionette Theatre: La Boîte à Joujoux

Salzburg Marionette Theatre

Saturday, November 8, 7:00 p.m.

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium Show location on map

"Debussy may have intended 'The Toy Box' for children, but the score is sophisticated.... The puppetry was wonderful, from Pulcinella's spidery extending arms to the delicacy of the doll's on-point ballet dance...."—The New York Times

A masterpiece of magic and whimsy, Debussy's La Boîte à Joujoux ("The Toy Box") is beautifully reimagined by the Salzburg Marionette Theatre. The brilliant American pianist Orion Weiss will perform Debussy's score live on stage alongside the four puppeteers. For this evening performance only, Weiss will begin the program with Schumann's PapillonsBlumenstück (“Flower Piece”) in D flat, Op. 19; and Novellette, Op. 21, No. 8 in F sharp minor.

Other performances at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. (abridged).

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.

Above: Photo courtesy of Salzburg Marionette Theatre

Number of places:Choose a section: Seating chart


  •  



  •  74 seats remaining

See more in Concerts and Performances

Met Museum Presents Blog

The Met Museum Presents blog takes you behind the scenes and into the creative process of artists, curators, and thought leaders featured in the Met's performance and conversation series.

C&L brochure

Featuring: Artist in Residence The Civilians, Attacca Quartet, Ryoji Ikeda's Superposition, John Zorn, Salif Keita, Cory Arcangel, Christopher Taylor, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Anna Wintour, and more.

View the 2014–15 season brochure.

Under 30 Selected concerts throughout the year offer special $1 tickets for kids (ages 7–16) accompanied by an adult purchasing a full-price ticket (maximum three children's tickets per paying adult).

See a list of selected Bring the Kids concerts.