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The Metropolitan Opera: Semiramide ENCORE ()

Cast: Angela Meade, Elizabeth DeShong, Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov

Release Date: March 14, 2018

Runtime: 4 hr. 0 mins.

Genre: Program, Musical

An encore performance of Rossini's Semiramide will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, March 14. This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance-its first in nearly 25 years-with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast.

Synopsis

An encore performance of Rossini's Semiramide will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, March 14. This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance-its first in nearly 25 years-with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast.