Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. (local time)
Run Time: 2 hours 55 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 Verdi’s La Traviata will be shown in select cinemas on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. local time. Please note: not all cinemas showing the live transmission will present an encore showing.
Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.
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Casting and cinema locations are subject to change.
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor The Neubauer Family Foundation.
Global sponsorship of The Met: Live in HD is also provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies.