Due to a technical problem with the satellite carrying the audio feed, the sound in the transmission of Werther was interrupted for the last seven minutes of the performance on Saturday, which affected the majority of U.S. theaters. The final part of the opera is on the Met's website and the audio will be fixed for the encore presentation of Werther this Wednesday, March 19.
Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Time: 12:55 PM ET / 11:55 AM CT/ 10:55 AM MT/ 9:55 AM PT
Run Time: 3 hours 15 minutes (approximate)
Ticketing: Tickets are available by clicking on the orange “Buy Tickets” button. If online ticketing is not available for your location, you can purchase your tickets by visiting the box office at your local participating cinema. However, theaters often add additional screens – please check back or select an alternate location.
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Experience the eighth season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of Massenet’s Werther will be presented live on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT, followed by an Encore presentation in select cinemas on Wednesday, March 19th at 6:30 PM in all time zones.
Two of opera’s greatest artists—Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch—appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. It is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met’s recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.
Click here for complete information about The Met: Live in HD series.
Casting subject to change.
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe/Metropolitan Opera