This production marks the centennial of Puccinis La Fanciulla del West, which made its world premiere at the Met in 1910 under the baton of legendary Arturo Toscanini, with Enrico Caruso singing the role of Minnies lover, Dick Johnson. Conductor Nicola Luisotti is at the podium for todays live broadcast, with tenor Marcello Giordani performing as Johnson. Noon. Various local theaters. For information, visit www.metopera.org/HDLive. $18 to $24.
Sat., Jan. 8, noon; Wed., Jan. 26, 2011