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Metropolitan Opera Performance: Semiramide

 

Event Details

Date: 02/16/18 Cost: $20 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Lincoln Center, NYC

UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL, THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

One To World has secured tickets to the final dress rehearsal of Semiramide, conducted by Maurizio Benini. Gioachino Rossini's masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks will be making a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years! 


The performance is a melodrama with an emphasis on murder, mistaken identity, incest, divine intervention, and a corpse rising from the grave. Musicologist Rodolfo Celletti sums up the importance of Semiramide by stating: "it was the last opera of the great Baroque tradition: the most beautiful, the most imaginative, possibly the most complete; but also, irremediably, the last."

Find a synopsis of Semiramide here.

Date:  Friday, February 16th

Time:  10:00 AM - 2:15 PM (approximately) The performance of Semiramide is 3.5 hours including one 30-minute intermission.

Location: The Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center, New York City - meeting instructions will be emailed closer to the program date.

Cost:* $20

Contact: Marisa Silva, Coordinator of Enrichment Programs here or (212) 431-1194 ext. 32  

*Program fees are non-refundable