Wagner's Masterpiece, Tannhäuser is next in the Quick Center's opera series, The Met: Live in HD


TannhauserThe Met: Live in HD season continues at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 12 p.m. (encore) and 6 p.m. (encore) with Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser produced by Otto Schenk.

Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $5 for children and 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.

Wagner's early dramatic masterpiece, Tannhäuser returns to the Met stage after almost a decade. Johan Botha, leading Wagnerian tenor, sings his first company performances of the demanding title role. The cast also includes Peter Mattei as Wolfram, his second Met Wagner role; Günther Groissböck as the Landgraf; and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth and Michelle DeYoung as Venus, the human and divine rivals for Tannhäuser’s affection.

The Metropolitan Opera was founded in 1883, and is still providing world-class opera to audiences around the world. HD broadcasts of stage performances captured live at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House 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!

 

Media Contact: Lori Jones, Ljones@fairfield.edu, 203-254-4000 ext. 2975

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Posted on October 6, 2015

Vol. 48, No. 28

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