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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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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 8:00 PM    "Wagner's Ring Cycle - Die Walkure" Mysterious hero Siegmund (Jonas Kaufmann) finds shelter in the arms of a lonely woman named Sieglinde (Eva-Maria Westbroek). Their forbidden love leads Wotan's daughter and warrior maiden Br?nnhilde (Deborah Voigt), to defy mortality and intervene on behalf of the hero. Angry that she has defied him, Wotan takes away her godlike powers and puts her to sleep on a mountaintop, surrounded by a ring of magic fire that can be crossed only by the bravest of heroes. James Levine conducts. G
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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Wagner's Ring Cycle - Die Walkure" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Wagner's Ring Cycle - Siegfried" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Wagner's Ring Cycle - Gotterdammerung" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 18, 2013 - 9:00 PM "L'Elisir d'Amore" (IDAHO)
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Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Rigoletto" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 17, 2014 - 9:00 PM "Eugene Onegin" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jun 27, 2014 - 8:30 PM "La Boheme" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 16, 2015 - 9:00 PM "Le Nozze di Figaro" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jun 19, 2015 - 8:00 PM "The Merry Widow" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Apr 14, 2017 - 8:30 PM "Romeo et Juliette" (IDAHO)
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