Live Met Opera broadcast of 'L'Elisir D'Amore' is Oct. 13

Anna Netrebko in "L'Elisir D'Amore"
Anna Netrebko in "L'Elisir D'Amore"

The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will host a live broadcast of Donizetti's "L'Elisir D'Amore" at 11:55 a.m. Oct 13. An encore performance is at 1 p.m. Oct 14. The performance is part of "The Met: Live in HD" series of live broadcasts from New York City's Metropolitan Opera House.

The new production of this classic opera is directed by Bartlett Sher. Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts.

The expected running time of the opera is three hours and two minutes.

Tickets are $24 general admission, $22 senior citizens, $17 for Friends of the Ross, $16 students and children, $6 Nebraska Wesleyan Students (with a valid student ID), and $5 for UNL students (with a valid student ID).

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