The Met: Live in HD – Fedora
January 14, 2023 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts
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The Met: Live in HD – Fedora

Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Umberto Giordano’s exhilarating drama returns to the Met repertory for the first time in 25 years. Packed with memorable melodies, showstopping arias, and explosive confrontations, Fedora requires a cast of thrilling voices to take flight, and the Met’s new production promises to deliver. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva, one of today’s most riveting artists, sings the title role of the 19th-century Russian princess who falls in love with her fiance?’s murderer, Count Loris, sung by star tenor Piotr Becza?a. Soprano Rosa Feola is the Countess Olga, Fedora’s confidante, and baritone Artur Rucin?ski is the diplomat De Siriex, with much-loved Met maestro Marco Armiliato conducting. Director David McVicar delivers a detailed and dramatic staging based around an ingenious fixed set that, like a Russian nesting doll, unfolds to reveal the opera’s three distinctive settings—a palace in St. Petersburg, a fashionable Parisian salon, and a picturesque villa in the Swiss Alps.

Adult $25 | Senior $20 | Student $10 | All fees included

Learn before you go!

Free informational sessions are held prior to each opera. Join the session to learn about the upcoming opera and meet up with other opera fans. Please join us!
January 10 – Dirigo Pines; 4:15 – 5:45 p.m.
January 12 – Orono Public Library; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

What is The Met: Live in HD Series?

The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning series, The Met: Live in HD, lets fans immerse themselves in opera 10 times a year. Up to 12 cameras capture the onstage drama, as well as the fascinating backstage action, and transmit it from New York City to the Collins Center for the Arts and other venues across the globe.

Please note that we no longer have any COVID restrictions, but we encourage everyone to follow CDC Quarantine & Isolation recommendations. UMaine’s current COVID policies can be found here.