Met Opera simulcast tickets now on sale
With many interested to see how this daring venture turns out, The Metropolitan Opera has announced that tickets for their opera simulcasts in movie theaters are on sale. Theaters all across North America will have the chance to see productions of classic works as well as world premiere pieces.
Tickets for the first three performances of the Metropolitan Opera’s previously announced high-definition simulcasts into movie theaters will go on sale this Saturday, November 18 both at movie theaters and online, the company has announced. “Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD,” will offer a series of six performances during the 2006-07 Met season, broadcast live via satellite into local theaters across the U.S. and Canada; there will also be select performances broadcast into UK theaters.
The series begins with the December 30 matinee performance of the company’s new 100-minute-long English-language adaptation of The Magic Flute, in Julie Taymor’s production. Company music director, James Levine, will lead those performances.
For more info on this, go to Opera News.