Exotic and grand, The Pearl Fishers will be on local screens on Jan. 16. With perhaps the most famous aria for a male duet ever written, the Met’s new production has been well received by both audiences and critics.
Ten seasons ago, Julie Taymor’s brilliant production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute launched The Met’s Live in HD series, and an encore is in order.
This modern, and for some a “difficult” opera has enormous rewards for lovers of both the musical and visual arts. Enjoy our surreal videos which will help acquaint you with this fabulous production, available all too briefly on movie screens on Nov. 21, 2015.
The glorious Wagner masterpiece is one of the few operas the Met’s aging music director James Levine has undertaken to shape and conduct in 2015-16. A historic telecast on Oct. 31.
Aleksandrs Antonenko in his first Met performances of the tormented Moor of Venice, with Sonya Yoncheva in her role debut as his innocent wife, Desdemona. Seen here: Željko Lučić as Iago.
Wagner’s Tannhäuser wins the maestro’s time and attention as James Levine deals with reduced energy, leaving Berg’s Lulu (seen in photo) to others.
One of Verdi’s most popular operas, compete with the Anvil Chorus, Il Trovatore is spellbinding to watch, glorious to hear and our preview has some special excerpts from the October 3 Live in HD program which is coming to Pittsfield and Great Barrington.