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The Met: Live in HD – Akhnaten
November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s modern masterpieces, with star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo as the revolutionary title ruler who transformed ancient Egypt—in cinemas November 23. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott offers an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Learn before you go!
Free informational sessions are held prior to each opera. Join the session to learn about the upcoming opera and meet up with other opera fans. Please join us!
Nov. 19 – Dirigo Pines; 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Nov.20 – Brewer Public Library; 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 21 – Orono Public Library; 5 – 6:30 p.m.
FMI: (207) 581-1755 or https://www.collinscenterforthearts.com/event/the-met-live-in-hd-akhnaten/