The Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series returns to the big screen.
A series of four encore performances from past Live in HD seasons comes to U.S. cinemas this summer with The Met: Live in HD 2017 Summer Encore Series, from Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera.
The screenings will occur on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. local time throughout June and July.
This summer’s series offers the return of Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles (June 21), Verdi’s Macbeth (June 28), Verdi’s Nabucco (July 12) and Bizet’s Carmen (July 19), all captured live from the famous Met stage in New York City.
Nabucco – Wednesday, July 12 at 7:00 p.m. local time (originally transmitted live on January 7, 2017)
Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his Met repertoire as the title character.
Soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska goves a tour-de-force role performances as Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, while the acclaimed Met Chorus delivers a moving performance of the iconic “Va, pensiero.”