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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 26, 2012 - 8:00 PM    "The Enchanted Island" This world premiere combines baroque music by several composers with a new English-language libretto featuring characters from Shakespeare's The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. The starry cast features Danielle de Niese, Joyce DiDonato, David Daniels, Pl?cido Domingo and Luca Pisaroni. British theater artist Jeremy Sams devised and wrote the work, which is conducted by baroque specialist William Christie. Scenic designer Julian Crouch blends 18th-century theatrical techniques with advanced video projection designs. G
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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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Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Manon" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Manon" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 - 7:00 PM "La Traviata" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 - 11:00 PM "La Traviata" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 - 7:00 PM "L'Elisir d'Amore" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 - 11:30 PM "L'Elisir d'Amore" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Otello" (PLUS)
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