The New York Met Opera

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The New York Metropolitan Opera is one of the greatest opera companies in the world. The groundbreaking series of live, high-definition performance transmissions to movie theatres around the world – screening concurrently with the New York seasons – continues to entertain Australian opera lovers at their local cinemas. With the extraordinary success of the recent of The Metropolitan Opera productions, cinema audiences have cried out for more. People who previously thought Nessun Dorma was a type of car are now becoming true opera converts after seeing the New York Met’s Operas captured in HD on the cinema screen.

2016 Encore Productions

Tosca (Puccini)
Puccini’s enduring favorite, starring an exceptional trio of singing actors in the leading roles, features acclaimed American soprano Patricia Racette as the ultimate diva, Floria Tosca, in Luc Bondy’s production. French tenor Roberto Alagna sings Tosca’s lover, the painter Cavaradossi, and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze is the corrupt, lustful Scarpia.
In cinemas 27 August 2016

La Boheme (Puccini)
In one of the most dramatic saves in Live in HD history, soprano Kristine Opolais sang the role of Mimi with only a few hours notice in Franco Zeffirelli’s breathtaking production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Featuring a cast of hundreds, a glorious onstage snow scene, and a detailed reconstruction of the Latin Quarter in Paris. Stefano Ranzani conducts.
In cinemas 17 September 2016

Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancée’s fidelity. Lesley Koenig’s sleek production features a cast filled with rising Met stars.
In cinemas 15 October 2016

2016/17 Met Opera Season

Tristan Und Isolde
In Cinemas November 5
Don Giovanni
In Cinemas December 3
L’Amour De Loin 
In Cinemas January 28, 2017
In Cinemas February 18
Romeo Et Juliette
In Cinemas March 18
In Cinemas April 22
La Traviata
In Cinemas May 20
In Cinemas June 17
Eugene Onegin
In Cinemas July 15
Der Rosenkavalier
In Cinemas August 5

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