Nonesuch Records releases the Metropolitan Opera's performance of John Adams' Nixon in China, with the composer conducting, on Blu-ray and DVD together in one package on November 19, 2012. The Met's production, staged by Adams' longtime collaborator Peter Sellars, stars James Maddalena as Richard Nixon, a role he created at the opera's world premiere in 1987. Nixon in China was recorded and broadcast live in movie theaters around the world as part of The Met: Live in HD on February 12, 2011-10 days after the opera received its Met premiere. Also features Janis Kelly, Kathleen Kim, Robert Brubaker, Russel Braun. John Adams conducts.