Saturday, April 1 at 12:00pm
Norris Cinema Theatre (NCT), Frank Sinatra Hall
850 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90089
The Met in HD: Verdi’s La Traviata
12 p.m.: Pre-Opera Discussion
1 p.m.: HD Opera Broadcast
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Monday, March 13, at 10 a.m. Please check back to RSVP.
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 the USC Thornton School of Music, we will present a delayed satellite broadcast of Verdi’s La Traviata. Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father. Nicola Luisotti conducts.
Opera running time: 2 hours, 55 minutes. In Italian, with English subtitles.
Sonya Yoncheva Met Opera, Wikipedia
Thomas Hampson Twitter
Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC School of Cinematic Arts in conjunction with the USC Thornton School of Music and the Metropolitan Opera.
Photo: Ken Howard