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THE Met: Live in HD
Gaetano Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
Saturday,January 19, 2013
1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore)
$25, 20 seniors, $10 children/students
12:15 p.m. Pre-broadcast discussion in the Wien Experimental Theatre with Jeffrey Johnson, associate professor of music at the University of BridgeportMezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, one of the world's most exciting singers, takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots. Director David McVicar turns to the second opera of Donizetti's Tudor trilogy, which explores regal characters at fateful moments of their lives. Elza van den Heever sings Elizabeth I, and Maurizio Benini conducts.
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