L'Amour de Loin
Mälkki; Phillips, Mumford, Owens
Luisi; Gerzmava, Byström, Malfi, Appleby, Keenlyside, Plachetka
Tristan und Isolde
Rattle; Stemme, Gubanova, Skelton, Nikitin, Pape
The stakes could not be higher as visionary director Robert Lepage, the world’s greatest singers, and the Metropolitan Opera tackle Wagner’s Ring cycle. An intimate look at the enormous theatrical and musical challenges of staging opera’s most monumental work, the film chronicles the quest to fulfill Wagner’s dream of a perfect Ring.
Hansel and Gretel
Dec 18-Jan 8
Returning for the holidays, this season's family entertainingment is richard Jone' witty production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, in whcih two children facre against a wicked witch.