Met Opera: "Francesca di Rimini"

presented by: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Starts:Saturday, March 16, 2013  9:00 AMEnds:Saturday, March 16, 2013  1:00 PM

Ticket prices are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors, and $10 for students, available at the Newport Performing Arts Center box office, 777 W. Olive Street in Newport, or by phone at 541-265-2787. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and one hour prior to performance times.


Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

Zandonai's compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante's Inferno, returns in the Met's ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato condudcts.

"Francesca di Rimini" is hosted locally by Kathie Finney.

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation.  OCCA thanks the Jeannette B. Hofer Fund at the Oregon Community Foundation, the City of Newport, season benefactors Anonymous and Bill and JoAnn Barton, opera hosts, OCCA members and you who purchase tickets, for making this a reality. Thank you.

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