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Presented by: The Metropolitan Opera HD Live
Approximate running time: 3 hours and 29 minutes
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Semiramide (Rossini) FIRST TIME IN HD
March 10, 2018 at 12:55 p.m. ET
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Production: John Copley
Set Designer: John Conklin
Costume Designer: Michael Stennett
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Cast: Angela Meade (Semiramide), Elizabeth DeShong (Arsace), Javier Camarena (Idreno), Ildar Abdrazakov (Assur), Ryan Speedo Green (Oroe)
Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide. Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years, will be conducted by Maurizio Benini and feature Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace, Javier Camarena as an Indian king Idreno, Ildar Abdrazakov as the prince Assur, and Ryan Speedo Green as the high priest Oroe.
Thanks to the generous support of the Mitchell Auto Group, the Warner is proud to again offer a pre-performance lecture series for the Met Opera in HD 2017-2018 Season. Each lecture begins 2 hours prior to each opera and lasts aproximately 45 minutes. The lectures are free and open to all regardless of ticket purchase.
|Saturday,October 07, 2017||Bellini’s NORMA||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, October 14, 2017||Mozart’s DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, November 18, 2017||LECTURE TOPIC: WHAT IS BECONING OF OPERA?||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, January 27, 2018||Puccini’s TOSCA||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, February 10, 2018||Donizetti’s L’ELISIR D’AMORE||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, February 24, 2018||Puccini’s LA BOHÈME||Dr. Marguerite Mullée|
|Saturday, March 10, 2018||Rossini’s SEMIRAMIDE||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, March 31, 2018||Mozart’s COSÌ FAN TUTTI||Jeffrey Engel|
|Saturday, April 14, 2018||Verdi’s LUISA MILLER||Nunzio DeFilippis|
|Saturday, April 28, 2018||Massenet’s CENDRILLON||Nunzio DeFilippis|
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However, please no outside food or drinks.