MET Summer HD Festival 〓 Presenting this summer lineup


“Summer HD Festival” which the Metropolitan Opera performs every summer announced this summer lineup. It is the event that arranges 3000 seats of chairs in the square in front of the opera house, and plays the image on a huge screen, this is the tenth time this year. Free on first come first served basis. On August 24th this year, It will start with Marx Brothers’ 1935 film “A Night at the Opera”. From the following day 25 the opera will be performed nightly and closes on September 3. The lineup is as follows.

August 25, 8:00 PM
Gounod《Roméo et Juliette》
Cast:Diana Damrau / Vittorio Grigolo
Conductor:Gianandrea Noseda
Production:Bartlett Sher

August 26, 7:45 PM
Cast:Sondra Radvanovsky / Joyce DiDonato / Joseph Calleja
Conductor:Carlo Rizzi
Production:David McVicar

August 27, 8:00 PM
Richard Strauss《Electra》
Cast:Nina Stemme / Adrianne Pieczonka / Waltraud Meier / Eric Owens
Conductor:Esa-Pekka Salonen
Production:Patrice Chéreau

August 28, 8:00 PM
Rossini《Il barbiere di Siviglia》
Cast:Christopher Maltman / Isabel Leonard
Conductor:Michele Mariotti
Production:Lawrence Brownlee

August 29, 7:30 PM
Cast:Susan Graham / Marlis Petersen / Johan Reuter / Daniel Brenna / Paul Groves / Franz Grundheber
Conductor:Lothar Koenigs
Production:William Kentridge

August 30, 7:45 PM
Cast:Kristine Opolais / Brandon Jovanovich / Eric Owens / Jamie Barton
Conductor:Mark Elder
Production:Mary Zimmerman

August 31, 8:00 PM
Donizetti《L’Elisir d’Amore》
Cast:Pretty Yende / Matthew Polenzani
Conductor:Domingo Hindoyan

September 1, 8:00 PM
Verdi《Un Ballo in Maschera》
Cast:Marcelo Álvarez / Sondra Radvanovsky / Dmitri Hvorostovsky / Kathleen Kim / Stephanie Blythe
Conductor:Fabio Luisi
Production:David Alden

September 2, 7:15 PM
Richard Strauss《Der Rosenkavalier》
Cast:Elīna Garanča / Erin Morley / Matthew Polenzani
Conductor:Günther Groissböck.
Production:Robert Carsen

September 3, 8:00 PM
Puccini《Madama Butterfly》
Cast:Kristine Opolais / Roberto Alagna
Conductor:Karel Marek Chicon

Photo:Metropolitan Opera

How about this ?

  1. Lucerne Festival 〓 Riccardo Chailly extended the contract

  2. Bayreuth festival 〓 “Lohengrin” will be delivered by live streaming

  3. SALZBURG 〓 Bernard Haitink was awarded honorary membership from Vienna Philharmonic

  4. R.I.P 〓 Jessye Norman, American Soprano Singer

  5. VIENNA 〓 Vienna Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will prioritize rail

  6. R.I.P 〓 Jonathan Miller, British director

  7. TORONTO 〓 Ballerina Maria Seletskaja has been named conductor in residence of the National Ballet of Canada

  8. VIENNA 〓 Villazón will take a rest for surgery

  9. BERLIN 〓 German opera magazine “Opernwelt” announces “Of the Year”

  10. BERLIN 〓 Zubin Mehta will be an honorary member of the Berliner Philharmoniker

  11. Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto festival 〓 Announced the Program in 2018

  12. R.I.P 〓 Helmuth Froschauer, Austrian Conductor

  13. Trans-Siberian Art Festival 〓 The fifth Festival opens at Novosibirsk

  14. YEKATERINBURG 〓 New concert hall adopts Zaha Hadid’s design

  15. R.I.P 〓 Michael Gielen, German Conductor

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