World class opera is coming to town, direct from New York to Castlebar. Verdi’s Aida opens a glittering season of live streamed opera coming direct from the stage of the world famous Metropolitan Opera in New York to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar: live, as it happens, and in high definition. The Met’s lavish production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama, to be screened on Saturday December 15 at 5.55pm, heralds a season of wonderful Saturday night operas that continues into April 2013 with a programme comprising Les Troyens (Berlioz ), Maria Stuarda (Donizetti ), Rigoletto (Verdi ), Parsifal (Wagner ), Francesca da Rimini (Zandonai ), and Giulio Cesare (Handel ).
Presented by the Linenhall in association with Classical Arts Ireland, using state-of-the-art technology, you will be assured of the very finest operatic experience, with top international classical singers, the finest theatrical staging and the very highest of production values.
Check out the full The Met: Live in HD programme on the Classical Arts Ireland website www.classicartsireland.com and on the Linenhall Arts Centre website www.thelinenhall.com Verdi’s Aida will be screened on Saturday December 15 at 5.55pm. Prices from €12. Booking via the Linenhall. Tel: 094 9023733