New York Met Live in HD: Idomeneo
Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Mozart’s Idomeneo, leading the remarkable ensemble cast of Matthew Polenzani, Elza van den Heever, Nadine Sierra, and Alice Coote. Live in cinemas worldwide this Saturday, March 25, at 12:55 PM ET.
“A high point of the season … Mr. Levine conducted, drawing a refined and affecting performance from the great Met orchestra … Matthew Polenzani [delivered a] poignant, gripping performance, singing with melting warmth … Nadine Sierra brought her bright, agile voice to the role [of Ilia] … Elza van den Heever triumphs … Splendid.” —New York Times
“Alice Coote exudes noble passion … Polenzani emerges utterly compelling in the royal title role. ★★★★★”—Financial Times
“A richly rewarding night of opera. Magnificent.”—Huffington Post