The Met: Live in HD – Lohengrin
March 18, 2023 at 12 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts
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The Met: Live in HD – Lohengrin

Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 12 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Wagner’s soaring masterpiece makes its triumphant return to the Met stage after 17 years. In a sequel to his revelatory production of Parsifal, director Franc?ois Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that once again weds his striking visual style and keen dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Ne?zet-Se?guin on the podium to conduct a supreme cast led by tenor Piotr Becza?a in the title role of the mysterious swan knight. Soprano Tamara Wilson is the virtuous duchess Elsa, falsely accused of murder, going head-to-head with soprano Christine Goerke as the cunning sorceress Ortrud, who seeks to lay her low. Bass-baritone Evgeny Nikitin is Ortrud’s power-hungry husband, Telramund, and bass Gu?nther Groissbo?ck is King Heinrich.

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!
March 14 – Dirigo Pines; 4:15 – 5:45 p.m.
March 16 – 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.

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