The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Matthew Aucoin

Eurydice

Live Broadcast

Matthew Aucoin

Eurydice

The Met Opera HD Live Broadcast

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The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since opera’s earliest days. Rising American composer Matthew Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new take on the story. With a libretto by MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Sarah Ruhl, adapted from her acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reimagines the familiar tale from Eurydice’s point of view. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium, leading Aucoin’s evocative music and an immersive new staging by Mary Zimmerman. Soprano Erin Morley sings the title role, opposite baritone Joshua Hopkins as Orpheus and countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński as his otherworldly alter ego.


Estimated Run Time: 2h 45m

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Date

Saturday, Dec 4th, 2021

Time

12:55 pm - 3:45 pm

Cost

Adult - $28 (includes fee); Senior - $26 (includes fee); Student - $23 (includes fee); Child (12 & Under) - $20 (includes fee)

Location

The Friedman Auditorium
The State Theatre
Category

Events are better together. shared. community made.

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