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Dec. 15 2012

12/22/12 – The Barber of Seville – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini Sung in English Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 2 min, including one intermissions Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher’s production of The Barber of Seville is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can enjoy. This holiday entertainment is razor-sharp, stylishly-sung (in English!) and […]

Dec. 08 2012

12/15/12 – Aida – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 36 min, including two intermissions   The Met’s unforgettable production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska as the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radamès, played by Roberto Alagna, and the […]

Dec. 01 2012

12/08/12 – Un Ballo in Maschera – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Somma Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hours 24 minutes, including two intermissions Accompanied by a thrilling score, Verdi’s vivid characters grapple with life and love, betrayal and death. Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for this dramatic story of jealousy and […]

Nov. 28 2011

12/03/11 Rodelinda – George Frideric Handel 1:00 PM

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sung in Italian Librettist: Nicola Haym Conductor: Harry Bicket Approximate running time 3 hrs. 50 min. Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth’s much-heralded production, Renée Fleming reprises the title role. She’s joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl, and Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. Cast Rodelinda: Renée Fleming Eduige: Stephanie Blythe […]

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