Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera - New Production
Saturday, December 8, 2012 (12:55PM ET / 9:55AM PT)
Expected Running Time: 4 hours
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 Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT in select movie theaters.
Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for Verdi’s dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.
An encore presentation of this performance will be exhibited in select movie theaters on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM in all time zones.
Casting subject to change.
Running time is approximate.
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe/Metropolitan Opera