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Met Opera Live at Aspen’s Isis Theatre

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

ASPEN – The Isis Theatre has begun presenting the Met Opera Live on Screen series of opera broadcasts from New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. The screenings are presented on select Saturday mornings, with times varying.

The series, which opened last week with Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera,” continues at 10:55 a.m. Saturday with Verdi’s “Aida.” Tickets are $20, and box lunches are available for purchase. The screenings include live interviews between the acts.

The rest of the season’s schedule includes Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” (Jan. 5), Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” (Jan. 19), Verdi’s “Rigoletto” (Feb. 16), Wagner’s “Parsifal” (March 2), Zandonai’s “Francesca da Rimini” (March 16) and Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” (April 27).

In addition, the Wheeler Opera House shows select taped rebroadcasts of operas from the Live at the Met series. The Wheeler schedule includes Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” (Jan. 31) and Verdi’s “Otello” (Feb. 19) as well as “Un Ballo in Maschera” (March 7), “Les Troyens” (March 14) and “Parsifal” (March 28). Screenings begin in the early evening.

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