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Great Performances at the Met

In a historic first for any major performing arts institution in this country or abroad, the Metropolitan Opera this season will transmit six of its Saturday matinee performances live in high definition into movie theaters in the United States, Canada and Europe. These productions will later be broadcast on PBS. The operas are the new English-language adaptation of Mozart's The Magic Flute, conducted by James Levine and directed by Julie Taymor; I Puritani starring Anna Netrebko; the world premiere production of Tan Dun's The First Emperor with Placido Domingo in the title role; Eugene Onegin with Renee Fleming and Dmitri . . .

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM    "Rigoletto" Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke, Zeljko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter, Gilda.. D
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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Rigoletto" (PLUS)
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Rigoletto" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Aida" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Aida" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Les Troyens" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Maria Stuarda" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jul 21, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Maria Stuarda" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Parsifal" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Francesca Da Rimini" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 - 12:30 AM "Francesca Da Rimini" (PLUS)
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