The Opera House - a documentary film about Metropolitan Opera
Please join me and let's watch this new film by award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke - about the great Metropolitan Opera in New York.
The official trailer: Protected content
The documentary surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York. Featuring rarely seen archival footage, stills, recent interviews, and a soundtrack of extraordinary Met performances, the film chronicles the creation of the Met’s storied home of the last 50 years, against the backdrop of the artists, architects, and politicians who shaped the cultural life of New York City in the ’50s and ’60s. Among the notable figures in the film are famed soprano Leontyne Price, who opened the new Met in Protected content Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra; Rudolf Bing, the Met’s imperious General Manager, who engineered the move from the old house to the new one; Robert Moses, the unstoppable city planner who bulldozed an entire neighborhood to make room for Lincoln Center; and Wallace Harrison, whose quest for architectural glory was never fully realized.
There is no reservation possible for this screening. Therefore, please follow the link and buy a ticket on your own. If you have any troubles - let me know, and I will buy a ticket for you.
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