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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, Jun 15, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "Aida" Aida, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. A military commander, Radames, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh. To complicate the story further, Radames is loved by the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings. D
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Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Aida" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jul 6, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Les Troyens" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Maria Stuarda" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jul 20, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Maria Stuarda" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Parsifal" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Francesca Da Rimini" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Francesca Da Rimini" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Sep 7, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Giulio Cesare" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 - 7:00 PM "Eugene Onegin" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 - 11:00 PM "Eugene Onegin" (PLUS)
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