Met Opera Broadcast in HD:
The Academy Center of the Arts has just announced the Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast 19-20 season, featuring Glass’ Akhnaten on Sunday, 11/24 at 12:55pm in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre.
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut.
The Academy Center of the Arts and Foster Fuels are proud to partner with Opera on the James to offer a pre-screening talk, beginning 45-minutes prior to the screening.
Join the Academy, Foster Fuels, and Opera on the James as Peter speaks about Akhnaten and relevant topics related to the Broadcasted Opera.
To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.
For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.
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