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Bellini’s “Norma” — 2018 Summer HD Festival
August 26, 2018 | 7:45 pm
Sunday, August 26, 7:45 pm
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the commanding title role, alongside mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and tenor Joseph Calleja, in Sir David McVicar’s fiery staging. Original transmission: October 7, 2017
Approximate running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
The tenth Summer HD Festival features ten thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special pre-festival screening of the Marx Brothers’ zany A Night at the Opera, a co-presentation with the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The showings run from August 24 through September 3, with approximately 2,800 seats set up in front of the opera house each night, as well as additional standing room around Lincoln Center Plaza.