The Met: Live in HD - Thomas Ades' The Tempest


Event Advisory

1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore)
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Image: TempestWho: Thomas Adès' The Tempest presented by The Met: Live in HD
Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Metropolitan Opera premiere of his own work, with baritone Simon Keenlyside starring as Prospero. Director Robert Lepage recreates the interior of 18th-century La Scala in this inventive staging.

What: The Met: Live in HD is a series of high definition opera transmissions of The Metropolitan Opera's new season direct from Lincoln Center's Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. With strategically placed cameras in front of, around and behind The Metropolitan Opera House stage, The Met: Live in HD transmissions give Quick Center audiences a state-of-the art opera experience and better-than-front-row-seat visibility.

When: 1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore), Saturday, November 10, 2012

Where: Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CT

Tickets: $25, $20 seniors, $10 children/students. The Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit www.quickcenter.com.

 

Image: Simon Keenlyside stars as Prospero in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Thomas Adès' "The Tempest," broadcast at Fairfield University's Quick Center in HD at 1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore) on Saturday, November 10, 2012, as part of The Met: Live in HD. (Photo by Anne Deniau).

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on November 6, 2012

Vol. 45, No. 104