Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. (local time)
Run Time: 3 hours, 5 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 Nabucco will be shown in select cinemas on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30 p.m. local time. Please note: not all cinemas showing the live transmission will present an encore showing.
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his Met repertory as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the tour-de-force role of Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, with Jamie Barton as Fenena, Russell Thomas as Ismaele, and Dmitri Belosselskiy as the prophet Zaccaria, the role of his 2011 Met debut.
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Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
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