Performing Arts Center Events
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Verdi's Falstaff|
An undisputed master of Falstaff
, Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s opera for the first time at the Met since 2005. Robert Carsen’s production—the first new Met Falstaff
since 1964—is set in the English countryside in the mid-20th century. Ambrogio Maestri (last season’s Dulcamara in the Opening Night production of L’Elisir d’Amore
) sings the title role of the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble that includes Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa, and Franco Vassallo. Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa, and Franco Vassallo. Falstaff is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam. Lake Region Caterers will provide lunch at 12 PM in the LHE/PAC lobby. To reserve a meal call (207) 787-3327.
|Fryeburg Academy Candlelight Concerts|
Join us on Sunday, December 15th as the Fryeburg Academy music students usher in the Christmas season with the annual Candlelight Concerts. The performances are at 4 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets are free, general admission, and they will be available at the door. The room tends to fill up quickly for this event, so please plan accordingly. To reserve tickets please contact the box office.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Dvoøák's Rusalka |
The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorák’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium. Lake Region Caterers will provide lunch at 12 PM in the LHE/PAC lobby. To reserve a meal call (207) 787-3327.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Borodin's Prince Igor|
Borodin’s defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the monumental title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Massenet's Werther|
Two of opera’s greatest artists—Jonas Kaufmann and Elîna Garanèa—appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. It is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met’s recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Puccini's LA BOHÈME|
Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Mozart's COSÌ FAN TUTTE|
Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.
|The Met Opera Live Presents: Rossini's LA CENERENTOLA|
A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.
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