Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. (local time)
Run Time: 4 hours 20 minutes (approximate)
Language: Italian (with English subtitles)
Special Fathom Features: Go behind the scenes with the Met's stars! During intermission, interviews with cast, crew and production teams give a revealing look at what goes into the staging of an opera.
An encore performance of Mozart’s Idomeneo will be shown in select cinemas on Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. local time. Please note: not all cinemas showing the live transmission will present an encore showing.
James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante and Alan Opie as Arbace.
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Casting and cinema locations are subject to change.
Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation.
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