Sunday, May 8, 2016

Fathom Events Presents "The Met Summer Encores," June 22, 29 and July 13, 20

Anna Netrebko stars in L'Elisir d'Amore

From our friends at Fathom Events...

Fathom Events, the leading provider of alternative content to movie theaters across the U.S., is partnering with The Metropolitan Opera to bring “The Met: Live in HD’ 2016 Summer Encores,” to select cinemas nationwide for a special encore series of four fan favorites.

The events will be shown at the following local movie theaters:

AMC Hoffman 22 with IMAX
AMC Mazza Gallerie 7
AMC Tyson's Corner 16 with IMAX and ETX
Regal Ballston Commons 12
Regal Bowie Crossing 14
Regal Fairfax Towne Center 10
Regal Germantown 14
Regal Potomac Yards Stadium 16
Regal Rockville Center 13

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting or at participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change.)

Tosca - Wednesday, June 22 at 7:00 PM local time (originally transmitted live on November 9, 2013.)
Puccini’s timeless verismo score is well served by an exceptional cast, led by Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is the villainous Scarpia.

L'Elisir d'Amore - Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 PM local time (originally transmitted live on October 13, 2012.)
Become enchanted by Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani as they star in Bartlett Sher's new production of one of the greatest comic gems in opera, taking on the roles of the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the lovable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts.

La Bohème - Wednesday, July 13 at 7:00 PM local time (originally transmitted live on April 5, 2014.)
Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history. Kristine Opolais stars as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.

Così fan tutte - Wednesday, July 20 at 7:00 PM local time (originally transmitted live on April 26, 2014.)
Music Director James Levine conducts 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.