THE MET: LIVE IN HD

INFORMATION

DATES
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 11:00 AM
$24
VENUE
Film Streams
1340 Mike Fahey St
Omaha, NE 68102
LOCATION

Program

11:00 a.m. Prelude Talk

11:55 a.m. Live broadcast

Estimated Run Time: 2 HRS 27 MINS

Synopsis & Cast Sheet

$24 General
$20 Film Streams Members, Opera Omaha Subscribers, Met Members
$10 Students (with valid school ID)

Overview

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Featuring The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film. Directed by the librettist Tom Cairns, the ensemble cast features Audrey Luna as Leticia Maynar; Amanda Echalaz as Lucia de Nobile; Sally Matthews as Silvia de Ávila and Sophie Bevan as Beatriz, both in Met debuts; Alice Coote as Leonora Palma; Christine Rice as Blanca Delgado; Iestyn Davies as Francisco de Ávila; Joseph Kaiser as Edundo de Nobile; Frédéric Antoun in his Met debut as Raúl Yebenes; David Portillo as Edmundo; David Adam Moore in his Met debut as Col. Álvaro Gómez; Rod Gilfry as Alberto Roc; Kevin Burdette as Señor Russell; Christian Van Horn as Julio; and John Tomlinson as Dr Carlos Conde. The Exterminating Angel is a co-commission and co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Royal Danish Theatre; and Salzburg Festival, where the production premiered in 2016.