Puccini
TOSCA
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 

Start Times: Sat, Feb 3 at 12:30 pm
(Doors open at 12:00 noon)
Online reservations close Friday, Feb 2 at Noon. Admission available at the door.

Mon, Feb 5 at 12:30 pm
(Doors open at 12:00 noon)
Online reservations close Monday, Feb 5 at 9:30 am. Admission available at the door.

Tues, Feb 6 at 6:30 pm
(Doors open at 6:00 pm)
Online reservations close Tues, Feb 6 at Noon. Admission available at the door.
Location: Cinema Art Theater
17701 Dartmouth Dr., #2 Dartmouth Plaza, Lewes
Admission: $25 Adult
$22 Met Member
$22 RBFS Member
$22 Senior (65+)
$15 Student (with ID)
$15 Child (12 and under)
Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
Run Time: Runtime: 2 hrs 53 mins
(approximate, with 2 intermissions)

Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s set and costumes of the Napoleonic era, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna: Kristine Opolais and Anna Netrebko. Vittorio Grigolo and Marcelo Álvarez alternate in the role of Tosca’s revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel, Michael Volle, and Željko Lučić as the depraved police chief Scarpia. James Levine conducts.

Puccini’s melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealistic artist has offended and thrilled audiences for more than a century. Critics, for their part, have often had problems with Tosca’s rather grungy subject matter, the directness and intensity of its score, and the crowd-pleasing dramatic opportunities it provides for its lead roles. But these same aspects have made Tosca one of a handful of iconic works that seem to represent opera in the public imagination. Tosca’s popularity is further secured by a superb and exhilarating dramatic sweep, a driving score of abundant melody and theatrical shrewdness, and a career-defining title role.

Approximate ending time: 3:30 pm (Sat & Mon);
9:30 pm (Tues)

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Met Opera continues with . . .

 

Donizetti
L’ELISIR D'AMORE
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018