posted Oct 16, 2011, 4:39 PM by Parvez Jamal
updated Oct 16, 2011, 4:39 PM
EBT is proud to be part of this exciting Free Metropolitan Opera HD Live Broadcasts at our GSC Campus high school. Please mark the dates and times in your calendar and we hope you and your family can join us.
Don Giovanni (New Production) – Mozart
Saturday, October 29, 2011 (1:00 pm ET)
Expected Running time: 3 hours, 25 minutes
Mariusz Kwiecien brings his youthful and sensual interpretation of Mozart’s timeless anti-hero to the Met for the first time, under the direction of Tony Award®-winning director Michael Grandage and with James Levine conducting.
Satyagraha – Glass
Saturday, November 19, 2011 (1:00 pm ET)
Expected Running time: 3 hours, 44 minutes
The Met’s visually extravagant production is back for an encore engagement. Richard Croft once again is Gandhi in Philip Glass’s unforgettable opera, which the Washington Post calls “a profound and beautiful work of theater.”
Faust (New Production) - Gounod
Saturday, December 10, 2011 (1:00 pm ET)
Expected Running time: 3 hours, 37 minutes
With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod’s classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn’t be better served. Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century with a production that won praise in London last season.
The Enchanted Island – New Production
Saturday, January 21, 2012 (1:00 pm ET)
Expected Running time: 3 hours, 5 minutes
Inspired by the musical pastiches and masques of the 18th century, the Met presents an original Baroque fantasy, featuring a who’s who of Baroque stars led by eminent conductor William Christie. With music by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and others, the new libretto by Jeremy Sams combines elements of The Tempestand A Midsummer Night’s Dream. David Daniels is Prospero, Joyce DiDonato is Sycorax, Danielle de Niese is Ariel, Luca Pisaroni is Caliban, and Plácido Domingo makesa special appearance as Neptune.
Manon (New Production) – Massenet
Saturday, April 7, 2012 (12:00 pm ET)
Expected Running time: 3 hours, 38 minutes
Anna Netrebko’s dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly’s new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met’s Principal Guest Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.