The Athena Cinema pronounces “The Met: Reside in HD” has returned to the display screen on the Athena Cinema for this system’s 2021-2022 Season on choose Saturdays via June 2022.
The collection was first launched in 2019 to an often-sold-out viewers. It’s offered by Ohio College Performing Arts & Movie with help from Affiliate Professor Emeritus of Classics and World Religions George Weckman, the Faculty of Fantastic Arts, and the school’s Arts for OHIO program.
“The Met: Reside in HD” is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody Award-and Emmy Award-winning collection of opera performances transmitted reside from the stage of the Met into film theaters worldwide. The season options 10 reside transmissions starring the best artists in opera.
“The Met: Reside in HD” launched on the Athena Cinema on Oct. 9 with the Met’s manufacturing of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov. The following occasion within the collection came about on Oct. 23 and marked a historic event with the manufacturing of Terence Blanchard’s Fireplace Shut Up In My Bones, the Met’s first efficiency of an opera by a Black composer. Yannick Nézet-Séguin performed Grammy Award–profitable jazz musician and composer Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s shifting memoir, which The New York Instances praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “daring and affecting” and “subtly highly effective.”
On Saturday, Dec. 4, the reside manufacturing of Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice options a libretto by MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Sarah Ruhl, reimagining the traditional Greek fantasy of Orpheus, who makes an attempt to harness the facility of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld. Rising American composer Matthew Aucoin carries this opera into the twenty first century with a charming new tackle the story—a product of the Met’s commissioning program.
To finish the 2021 calendar 12 months, on Dec. 11, the collection presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute, an encore presentation of Julie Taymor’s kaleidoscopic manufacturing of the corporate’s first-ever Reside in HD transmission. James Levine conducts a profitable ensemble that features tenor Matthew Polenzani, baritone Nathan Gunn, and bass René Pape on this abridged, English-language model of Mozart’s basic fable.
Due to Arts for OHIO, tickets to “The Met: Reside in HD” can be found without cost to OHIO college students in a restricted quantity and on a first-come, first-serve foundation. College students will need to have a sound pupil ID. Tickets are $18 for common admission and $12 for non-OHIO college students and youngsters.
The complete season with the choose screening dates, in addition to entry to the Athena Cinema’s on-line ticketing might be discovered on the Athena Cinema’s web site right here.
All Athena Cinema workers and patrons are required to offer proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a unfavorable COVID-19 check consequence (PCR solely, inside 48 hours). Exceptions will likely be made for kids 12 and underneath. Masks are required for all patrons, no matter age. Learn extra in regards to the Athena Cinema’s coverage right here.