The Metropolitan Opera in HD: Verdi's Falstaff

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January 25, 2014
12:00 pm
University Park Campus
Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre (NCT) (Map)
free

In the first new Met Falstaff since 1964, Robert Carsen directs Ambrogio Maestri as the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff opposite a marvelous ensemble including Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa and Franco Vassallo. Music Director James Levine, an undisputed master of Falstaff, conducts.

The USC School of Cinematic Arts will host a series of satellite broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera presented in spectacular HD digital projection and 5.1 surround sound. 

Following a pre-opera discussion hosted by Ken Cazan, chair of vocal arts and opera/resident stage director at the USC Thornton School of Music, we will present a delayed satellite broadcast of Verdi’s Falstaff. In the first new Met Falstaff since 1964, Robert Carsen directs Ambrogio Maestri as the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff opposite a marvelous ensemble including Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa and Franco Vassallo. Music Director James Levine, an undisputed master of Falstaff, conducts.