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SCENE™ and Met members: Thursday July 14 2016
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General Public: Friday, July 22, 2016

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L'Elisir d'Amore

Director: Maurizio Benini
Featuring: Anna Netrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien

Synopsis: Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, directed by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Maurizio Benini, stars Anna Netrebko in her Met role debut as the beautiful landowner Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. Mariusz Kwiecien sings Adina’s arrogant fiancé, Sergeant Belcore, and Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the magic potion-peddling Doctor Dulcamara.

Dates:
July 9, 2016
July 13, 2016

Tosca

Director: Luc Bonda
Featuring: Patricia Racette, Roberto Alagna

Synopsis: Puccini’s enduring favorite, starring an exceptional trio of singing actors in the leading roles, features acclaimed American soprano Patricia Racette as the ultimate diva, Floria Tosca, in Luc Bondy’s production. French tenor Roberto Alagna sings Tosca’s lover, the painter Cavaradossi, and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze is the corrupt, lustful Scarpia. Italian maestro Riccardo Frizza conducts Puccini’s sweeping, dramatic tale of murder, lust, and political intrigue.

Dates:
June 18, 2016
June 22, 2016

La Bohème (Puccini) Italian w/e.s.t.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Featuring: Kristine Opolais, Maija Kovalevska

Synopsis:In one of the most dramatic saves in Live in HD history, soprano Kristine Opolais sang the role of Mimi with only a few hours’ notice in Franco Zeffirelli’s breathtaking production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Featuring a cast of hundreds, a glorious onstage snow scene, and a detailed reconstruction of the Latin Quarter in Paris, La Bohème also stars Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the passionate poet Rodolfo, Susanna Phillips as the flirtatious Musetta, and Massimo Cavalletti is the painter Marcello. Stefano Ranzani conducts.

Dates:
July 16, 2016
July 20, 2016

Così Fan Tutte (Mozart) Italian w/e.s.t.

Director: Lesley Koenig
Featuring: Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese

Synopsis:Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart's barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancée's fidelity. Lesley Koenig's sleek production features a cast filled with rising Met stars, including Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard as the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella; Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov as their fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Danielle de Niese as their feisty maid Despina. Maurizio Muraro is the cynical Don Alfonso.

Dates:
August 6, 2016
August 10, 2016

The Merry Widow (Lehár) English w/e.s.t.

Director: Andrew Davis/ Fabio Luisi
Featuring:Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara, Alek Shrader, Thomas Allen

Synopsis: The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Andrew Davis conducts.

Dates:
August 20, 2016
August 24, 2016

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