James Levine Leads a Charismatic Cast in Mozart’s Joyful and Heart-Rending Masterpiece “Così fan tutte”
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Broadcast Live in HD to Your Local Movie Theater Saturday, April 26
Met Music Director James Levine conducts the first Live in HD performance of Mozart’s barbed romance “Così fan tutte,” a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancée’s fidelity. Lesley Koenig’s sleek production features a cast filled with rising Met stars, including Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard as the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella; Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov as their fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Danielle de Niese as their feisty maid Despina. Maurizio Muraro is the cynical Don Alfonso. (Running time: approximately 4 hours, including one intermission)
WHEN: Live – Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT.
An encore presentation of this performance will be exhibited in select movie theaters on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM in all time zones.
Click here for a list of participating U.S. cinemas and ticketing links. Ticket prices vary. More information is available at www.FathomEvents.com or http://www.metoperafamily.org/hdlive.
THE STARS OF “Così fan tutte”