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Francesca da Rimini


The Met: Live in HD

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Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini
Saturday, March 16, 2013 (12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT)
Expected Running Time: 4 hours

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Experience the seventh season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT in select movie theaters.

Zandonai's compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, returns in the Met's ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.

An encore presentation of this performance will be exhibited in select movie theaters on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 6:30 PM in all time zones.

Casting subject to change.
Running time is approximate.

Photo Credit: Winnie Klotz/Metropolitan Opera

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