Live broadcast of Wagner's 'Parsifal' is March 2

Jonas Kaufmann in "Parsifal."
Jonas Kaufmann in "Parsifal."

The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center hosts a live broadcast of Wagner's "Parsifal" at 11 a.m. March 2. An encore performance will be shown at noon March 3. The performance is part of "The Met: Live in HD" series of live broadcasts from New York City's Metropolitan Opera House.

Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in François Girard's re-imagined production of Wagner's final masterpiece. The performance also includes Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter Mattei as the ailing Amfortas, Evgeny Nikitin as the wicked Klingsor, and René Pape as the noble knight Gurnemanz. Daniele Gatti conducts.

The approximate run time is five hours, 40 minutes

Tickets are $24 general admission, $22 senior citizens, $17 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 NCard).

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