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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, Feb 25, 2012 - 7:00 PM    "La Rondine" Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, opera's charismatic real-life duo, team up in this ravishing romance from the world's most popular opera composer. Gheorghiu plays the kept woman who gambles on true love, and Alagna is the man who makes her question the cost of her glittering existence. Nicolas Joel directs this new production of Puccini's gorgeously melodic look at love. D
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Saturday, Feb 25, 2012 - 7:00 PM "La Rondine" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 3, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Don Giovanni" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 31, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Satyagraha" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Rodelinda" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Rodelinda" (PLUS)
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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Faust" (PLUS)
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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Faust" (PLUS)
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Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 8:00 PM "The Enchanted Island" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Ernani" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jun 23, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Ernani" (PLUS)
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