opera

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Les Pêcheurs De Perles (Bizet)

Wednesday, July 12, 7:00 pm

Location:
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT

Tickets: $15 adults, $12 Catamount Arts members, $6 students

Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her affection. Tenor Matthew Polenzani and baritone Mariusz Kwiecien are her suitors, who sing the rapturous duet “Au fond du temple saint,” adored by opera fans worldwide. Director Penny Woolcock explores enduring themes of love, betrayal, and vengeance in a production that vividly depicts the mystical wonder of Southeast Asia, and conductor Gianandrea Noseda breathes new life into Bizet’s lush score.

Transmitted live on January 16, 2016

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7/12/2017 7:00 PM
Macbeth (Verdi)

Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 pm

Location:
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT

Tickets: $15 adults, $12 Catamount Arts members, $6 students

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers a searing portrayal as Lady Macbeth, the murderously cunning consort of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s tragic Shakespearean adaptation also features Joseph Calleja as Macduff and René Pape as Banquo, with Fabio Luisi conducting.

Transmitted live on October 11, 2014

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7/19/2017 7:00 PM
Nabucco (Verdi)

Wednesday, July 26, 7:00 pm

Location:
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT

Tickets: $15 adults, $12 Catamount Arts members, $6 students

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of ancient Babylon, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his Met repertoire as the title character. Soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska gives a tour-de-force role performance as Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, while the acclaimed Met Chorus delivers a moving performance of the iconic “Va, pensiero.”

Transmitted live on January 7, 2017

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7/26/2017 7:00 PM
Carmen (Bizet)

Wednesday, August 2, 7:00 pm

Location:
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT

Tickets: $15 adults, $12 Catamount Arts members, $6 students

Sir Richard Eyre’s gritty production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Tenor Roberto Alagna plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the timeless score, which features one beloved melody after another.

Transmitted live on January 16, 2010

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8/2/2017 7:00 PM
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