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Nov. 15 2015

12/19/15 – LA DONNA DEL LAGO @ 1:00PM

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Metropolitan Opera La Donna del Lago by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola Approximate running time 3 hrs 10 mins Joyce DiDonato reprises her stunning portrayal of the “lady of the lake” in Rossini’s dazzling bel canto showcase set in the medieval Scottish highlands. Tenor Lawrence Brownlee is the king who pursues her. Rossini master […]

Nov. 15 2015

12/12/15 – Rigoletto @ 1:00PM

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Metropolitan Opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Approximate running time 3 hrs 6 mins George Gagnidze and Željko Lučić share the pinnacle role of the Italian baritone repertory in Michael Mayer’s electrifying production set in 1960 in a Las Vegas casino. Tenors Piotr Beczala and Stephen Costello alternate as the licentious Duke. […]

Nov. 15 2015

12/5/15 LA BOHEME @ 1:00PM – MET BEGINS

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Metropolitan Opera La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Approximate running time 3 hrs 0 mins Puccini’s unforgettable tale of love, youth, and tragic loss returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, perhaps his most beloved staging of all. Maria Agresta, Ramón Vargas, and Bryan Hymel are among the artists appearing as […]

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