The Met: Live in HD Gioachino Rossini’s “La Donna del Lago”

Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts hosts The Met: Live in HD Gioachino Rossini’s “La Donna del Lago” Saturday, March 14, at 1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore).

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of bel canto virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, with their vocal fireworks embellishing the tragic plot. This Met premiere production is directed by Paul Curran and conducted by Michele Mariotti. This is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and the Santa Fe Opera. A discussion of the opera will take place 45 minutes prior to the 1 p.m. broadcast.

The Met: Live in HD is a series of high definition opera transmissions of The Metropolitan Opera’s season direct from Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. With strategically placed cameras in front of, around and behind The Metropolitan Opera House stage, The Met: Live in HD transmissions give Quick Center audiences a state-of-the-art opera experience and better-than-front-row-seat visibility.

Tickets are $25, $20 seniors, $10 children/students. For tickets, visit the Box Office or quickcenter.com or call 203-254-4010 or (toll-free) 1-877-ARTS-396.

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