Saturday, October 31, 2015
Where: The Paramount
Cost: $24 / $22 Senior / $18 Student
First Time in HD!
Run Time: 4 hours, 22 minutes – Live Performance Broadcast
James Levine conducts the first Met revival of Wagner’sTannhäuser since 2004, seen in Otto Schenk’s 1977 production. Johan Botha sings his first company performances of the demanding title role, in a cast that also includes Peter Mattei as Wolfram, his second Met Wagner role; Günther Groissböck as the Landgraf; and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth and Michelle DeYoung as Venus, the human and divine rivals for Tannhäuser’s affection.
Please join us for a complimentary pre-opera lecture, organized by Kevin O’Halloran, Executive Director of Ash Lawn Opera, in The Paramount Theater Balcony Lounge at 12:15pm. The lecture for Tannhäuser will be conducted by Tim Snider, attorney and host of WTJU’s Sunday Opera Matinee.