By Riccardo Zandonai
Saturday, March 16, 2013, 12 pm
Running Time: 3 hours 57 minutes
Piedmont Opera presents Live in HD from the Met Opera, broadcasting 11 live simulcasts of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Zandonai’s compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno, returns in the Met’s ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.
Production: Piero Faggioni
Set Designer: Ezio Frigerio
Costume Designer: Franca Squarciapino
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Choreographer: Donald Mahler
The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor, The Neubauer Family Foundation. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met: Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg. The HD Broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers.