Met Live in HD: Luisa Miller
Live Broadcasts | 05/12/2018 | 12:30PM
Run Time: 3 hours, 38 minutes
Pre-Opera Lecture: 11:30AM, Tim Snider, attorney &host of WTJU’s Sunday Opera Matinee.
Approximate intermission times: 1:40PM and 3:00PM
Approximate end time: 4:25PM
Sung in: Italian
Plácido Domingo adds yet another chapter to his legendary Met performances with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.
Please join us for a complimentary pre-opera lecture in The Paramount Theater Auditorium at 11:30AM. The lecture for Luisa Miller will be conducted by Tim Snider, attorney and host of WTJU’s Sunday Opera Matinee.
Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund
Revival a gift of Rolex and Barbara Teichert
About the Met Live in HD:
In December 2006, The Metropolitan Opera launched The Met Live in HD, a series of performance transmissions shown live in high definition in movie theaters around the world. The series expanded from an initial six transmissions to ten in the 2014-15 season and today reaches more than 2,000 venues in 70 countries across six continents. The Live in HD performances are later also shown on public television, and a number of them have been released on DVD. In partnership with the New York City Department of Education and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Met has developed a nationwide program for students to attend Live in HD transmissions for free in their schools. The Paramount began broadcasting during the in 2008-09 season and is pleased to continue to present this series for the community.