The Met: Live in HD presents Richard Wagner's Parsifal


12 p.m. (live)
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Image: ParsifalWho: Richard Wagner's Parsifal presented by The Met: Live in HD

Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in this re-envisioning of Wagner's final masterpiece, conducted by Daniele Gatti and directed by noted film and opera director François Girard. The cast features actress Katarina Dalayman as Kundry, the mystical woman who tempts Parsifal; Peter Mattei in his debut role as Amfortas, king of the Knights of the Holy Grail; René Pape as the wise old knight Gurnemanz; and Evgeny Nikitin as the magician Klingsor.

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: 12 p.m. (live), Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Pre-broadcast discussion in the Wien Experimental Theatre with
Dr. Peter Shimkin, WMNR Radio Host takes place at 11:15 a.m.

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 .

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

Posted on February 14, 2013

Vol. 45, No. 190