September 24, 2008

Metropolitan Opera House of New York in Buenos Aires

Foto : Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón

Metropolitan Opera House of New York in BUENOS AIRES
Where: Theater 25 de Mayo – VILLA URQUIZA - . Av. Triunvirato 4444.
When: Since the Sept. 22.
Admission: PLATEA: $ 80 . - $ 65 . - Super Pullman Pullman: $ 50.

Live broadcast from the United States of the season 2008 / 9 of Metropolitan Opera House of New York, at Centro Cultural 25 de Mayo.

This new initiative will allow fans to enjoy the best productons of the opera world, with the greatest singers and regisseurs of the moment.

In an exclusive agreement with the Metropolitan Opera House in New York TEATRO 25 DE MAYO (CCST) will transmit (via satellite) , live eleven functions of opera.

Discounts for seniors and students.


1. Monday September 22, 7 pm
GALA premiere of the 2008/2009 SEASON

2. Saturday October 11, 14hs.
SALOME-Richard Strauss
The soprano Karita Mattila presents his acclaimed interpretation of Salome along with Juha Uusitalo, Ildikó Komlósi, Kim Begley, Joseph Kaiser. Mikko Franck directs.

3. Saturday November 8, 16 h
DOCTOR ATOMIC - John Adams (MET Premier)
With Regio Penny Woolcock, is presented for the first time in the Metropolitan contemporary masterpiece that explores the historical moment of the creation of the atomic bomb. Gerald Finley in the role of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and Sasha Cooke as his wife, Kitty, with Eric Owens and Richard Paul Fink. Alan Gilbert directs.

4. Saturday November 22, 16 h
Damnation OF THE FAUST - Hector Beriloz (New Production)
The premiere of the Met has the making of Robert Lepage, one of the most imaginative theatrical directors. Star Marcello Giordani as Faust, Susan Graham as Marguerite and John Relyea as Mephistopheles. Direction of James Levine.

5. Saturday December 20, 15 h
THAIS - Jules Massenet (New Production)
This is sensual opera starring the great soprano Renée Fleming in the role of the Egyptian courtesan in a production by John Cox. Jesus Lopez-Cobos directs.

6. Saturday January 10, 16 h
THE RONDINE - Giacomo Puccini (New Production)
Starring Angela Gheorghiu in the role of the heroine Magda who bets for the true love and Roberto Alagna in the role of Ruggero. With the theatrical direction of Nicolas Joel. Original production staged for the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Directs Marco Armiliato.

7. Saturday January 24, 16 h
ORFEO ED Eurydice - Christoph Gluck
Reconnect the acclaimed production of Mark Morris, with costumes by Isaac Mizrahi. Stephanie Blythe is Orpheus and Danielle Niesen, his beloved wife who inspires the hero to face the “hades” for their salvation. James Levine directs.

8. Saturday February 7, 16 h
Lucia di Lammermoor - Gaetano Donizetti
Anna Netrebko stars in the fragile heroine of Donizetti for the first time in the MET and Rolando Villazon represents his lover, Edgardo. The production by Mary Zimmerman is the style of a Victorian ghost story. Directs Marco Armiliato.

9. Saturday March 7, 15 h
MADAME BUTTERFLY - Giacomo Puccini
Cristina Gallardo-Domas render the main role in this stunning production of Anthony Minghella, a classic repertoire of MET. With Marcello Giordani as Pinkerton. Patrick Summers directs.

10. Saturday March 21, 14 h
La Sonnambula - Vincenzo Bellini (New Production)
Mary Zimmerman’s production is moved to present times. With Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Florez.

11. Saturday May 9, 1330 h
La Cenerentola - Gioachino Rossini
With Elina Garance as Cinderella in this masterpiece of “the bel canto” . Lawrence Brownlee as the Blue Prince and the baritone Alessandro Corbelli demonstrates his impeccable timing for humor. Directs Maurizio Benini.

Please to confirm the date and hour call in avant the 4524-7997.

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