Met Opera: Carmen

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

Starts:Saturday, February 23, 2019  10:00 AMEnds:Saturday, February 23, 2019  1:25 PM
Cost:

Season tickets, which carry reserved seats, are available by calling 541-265-2787 ($190 adult/$160 senior, available ONLY until Sept. 28). Single ticket prices are $21 general, $18 senior, and $10 student; general admission seating (available Oct. 1). Call the Newport Performing Arts Center box office at 541-265-2787, or visit 777 W. Olive Street in Newport (hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to performance times).

Location:

Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite tenor Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Hosted by Martha Wallace and Nancy White, "Carmen" starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak sings Micaëla, alongside bass Alexander Vinogradov as the swaggering bullfighter Escamillo. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire. Run time is approximately 3 hours and 25 minutes, with one intermission.

The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is proud to celebrate 10 years of Met Opera Live in HD productions at the PAC with this 2018-19 season. View the brochure as a PDF for season details (or click the link under "Downloads," under the map). Read the synopsis, provided by the Met.

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, opera hosts, OCCA members and you who purchase tickets, for making this a reality. Thank you.

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