Opera from the Metropolitan in New York returns to the Eugene O’Neill Theater

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Opera from the Metropolitan in New York returns to the Eugene O’Neill Theater

Melissa González

[email protected] | Wednesday October 06, 2021 02:45 pm

Opera lovers can enjoy starting this Saturday, October 9, the best shows from the Metropolitan in New York, on a giant high-definition screen at the Eugene O’Neill Theater.

After several months inactive due to the global pandemic situation, the stage welcomes METOpera in its 2021-2022 season, which includes ten works including new productions, operas presented for the first time and unforgettable classics.

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The first work to be screened is Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgski, considered the great Russian opera par excellence and one of the most decisive works in the theatrical and musical evolution of the genre, at 10:55 am

The piece portrays the reality of Russia in 1869 and its ruler in crisis, surrounded by a court full of betrayals, conspiracies and assassinations.

On Saturday, October 23 at the same time, it’s the turn of Fire Shut Up in My Bones, by Grammy-winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard.

On December 4 at 11:55 am, you will see Eurydice, based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who tries to rescue his beloved from the underworld.

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Emerging American composer Matthew Aucoin brings a compelling new take on the story, reinventing himself from Eurydice’s point of view.

“We are very happy to be able to offer an audience that has been patient, and that eagerly receives these productions with the highest artistic level from the most prestigious opera house,” said Guillermo Madriz, executive director of the CCCN.

Tickets are available on the page web teo.cr and the day of the event at the theater box office with prices ranging from ¢ 10,000 to ¢ 20,000.

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