The Met in HD: Verdi&#8217;s <em>Falstaff</em>

The Met in HD: Verdi’s Falstaff

Visions and Voices
  • Date:
    Saturday, January 25, 2014
  • Time:
    12:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre (NCT)
  • Cost:
    12 p.m.: Pre-Opera Discussion
    1 p.m.: HD Opera Broadcast

    Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at http://cinema.usc.edu/Falstaff.

Summary:

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.

Description:

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 MeadeStephanie BlytheLisette Oropesa and Franco Vassallo. Music Director James Levine, an undisputed master of Falstaff, conducts.

Organized by the USC School of Cinematic Arts in conjunction with the USC Thornton School of Music and the Metropolitan Opera.

Photo: Catherine Ashmore/Royal Opera

  • Britta Bothe
  • University of Southern California
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