Doctor Atomic


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Dr Atomic

Grammy Award for best Opera Recording (2011)

Metropolitan Opera New York

Director Penny Woolcock

Conductor Alan Gilbert

Design Julian Crouch

Chorography Andrew Dawson

John Adams’s contemporary masterpiece explores a momentous episode of modern history: the creation of the atomic bomb. Director Penny Woolcock makes her Met debut with this gripping story that changed the course of history. Baritone Gerald Finley, above, plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, the title character.

Andrew made his Choreographic Debut at the Metropolitan Opera, New York with Dr Atomic in October 2008 The production was also presented at the English National Opera in February 2009.