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Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Akhnaten

November 23 @ 12:55 pm

Tickets Starting at: $20

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Phelim McDermott, whose productions include the hugely successful Satyagraha by Philip Glass, returns to the Met with a new staging of Glass’s Akhnaten, conducted by Karen Kamensek in her Met debut. Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh who attempted to inspire his people to adopt a new religion, abandoning the worship of the old gods for that of a single deity. In her Met debut, J’Nai Bridges sings the role of Nefertiti, Akhnaten’s bride, and Dísella Lárusdóttir is Queen Tye, the pharaoh’s mother. One of the staging’s distinctive visual features is provided by the Gandini Juggling Company, whose movements are perfectly choreographed with the orchestral score.

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Date:
November 23
Time:
12:55 pm
Cost:
$20
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Website:
https://rockportmusic.org/met-akhnaten/

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Rockport Music
Phone:
9785467391
Email:
info@rockportmusic.org
Website:
http://rockportmusic.org/

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Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Phone:
9785467391
Website:
http://rockportmusic.org/