The Met: Live in HD - Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera

Media Advisory

1 p.m. (encore) and 6 p.m. (encore)
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Image: Un Ballo in MascheraWho: Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera presented by The Met: Live in HD
Director David Alden's dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.

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. (encore) and 6 p.m. (encore), Tuesday, December 11, 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


Image: Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Anckarström and Marcelo Álvarez as Gustavo III (pictured: left to right) star in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Giuseppe Verdi's"Un Ballo In Maschera" broadcast at Fairfield University's Quick Center in HD at 1 p.m. (encore) and 6 p.m. (encore) on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, as part of The Met: Live in HD. (Photo by Brigitte Lacombe).

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647,

Posted on December 4, 2012

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