Metropolitan Opera HD���s 2015-16 schedule features presentations such as Giuseppe Verdi���s ���Il Trovatore��� on Oct. 3, 2015; Richard Wagner���s ���Tannhauser��� on Oct. 31, 2015; Alban Berg���s ���Lulu��� on Nov. 21, 2015; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart���s ���The Magic Flute��� on Dec. 12, 2015; and Georges Bizet���s ���Les Pecheurs de Perles��� on Jan. 16, 2016. The full Metropolitan Opera HD schedule is available on the organization's official website, MetOpera.org.Continue Reading
Scheduled live opera performances by Giacomo Puccini���s include ���Turandot,��� ���Manon Lescaut��� and ���Madama Butterfly��� on Jan. 30, March 5 and April 2, 2016, respectively. The two final opera screenings for the season are Gaetano Donizetti���s ���Roberto Devereux��� on April 16, 2016 and Richard Strauss���s ���Elektra��� on April 30, 2016. The 10 operas for the 2015-16 season are also scheduled for HD encore screenings on different dates.
Giuseppe Verdi���s ���Il Trovatore��� is a dramatic story of sacrifice and conflict, originally set in Northern Spain in the early 15th century. Alan Berg���s opera ���Lulu��� follows the tumultuous journey of a femme fatale, featuring love, obsession and death. Giuseppe Verdi���s ���Otello��� is based on Shakespeare���s play set on the island of Cyprus in the late 15th century. The opera ���Les Pecheurs de Perles��� by Georges Bizet takes place on Ceylon during a mythical period and showcases the themes of pure love, lust, betrayal and vengeance.Learn more about Art & Literature