Met Opera Live in HD: Berloiz's Les Troyens
The famed giant horse is just the beginning of the story of the Trojan war in the Met Opera Live in HD: Berlioz's Les Troyens. An encore broadcast to theaters across the United States, the Met production features performances by Deborah Voigt as Cassandra, the prophetess who predicts the doom of Troy; Susan Graham as Dido, the king's widow, who rebuilds his kingdom on a foreign shore; and Bryan Hymel as Aeneas, the warrior who first wins and then breaks Dido's heart. We admit that with a running time of more than five hours, Les Troyens requires a bit of a commitment from fans, but Joyce DiDonato, host for this installment of Live in HD, keeps things moving between scenes with backstage interviews with the cast, director, designers and crew.
6:30 p.m. Various Houston locations, including Edwards Houston Marq*E Stadium 23 & IMAX, 7620 Katy Freeway. For information, call 713-263-7843 or visit www.fathomevents.com.
Wed., Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m., 2013
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