Verdi’s Beloved Opera, Il Trovatore, to open the Quick Center’s popular series, The Met: Live in HD


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (September 15, 2015) — The Metropolitan Opera will offer two live HD broadcasts of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 1 & 6 p.m.

Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $5 for children/ students (including Fairfield University students). For tickets, visit http://www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

The Met: Live in HD season begins with the Verdi classic, first performed at the Met in 1883. Soprano, Anna Netrebko, is brilliant in her highly anticipated Met role debut as Leonora, the tortured heroine of Il Trovatore. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings “Count di Luna” in the first pairing of the two Russian superstars at the Met since 2002, with Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, the title character, Štefan Kocán as Ferrando, and Dolora Zajick in her signature role of the demented gypsy Azucena. The opera is produced by Sir David McVicar

The Metropolitan Opera was founded in 1883, and is still providing the world’s most celebrated performances to audiences around the world. HD broadcasts of stage performances captured live at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera Theatre allow people to experience these wonderful works without ever having to enter the city. Join us at The Quick Center for a front-row seat to the Met stage!

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Posted on September 17, 2015

Vol. 48, No. 13

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