Sedona News – The Mary D. Fisher Theatre is honored to be the home for the Met Live Opera programs for the 2023-2024 season, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival.
The season continues with Verdi’s “Nabucco” live via simulcast on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. and the encore presentation on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m.
Plan to come early as Russell Fox will lead a pre-opera talk one hour before the LIVE production on Saturday.
Ancient Babylon comes to life in a classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze makes his Met role debut as the imperious king Nabucco, alongside Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska reprising her thrilling turn as his vengeful daughter Abigaille.
Mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova and tenor SeokJong Baek, in his company debut, are Fenena and Ismaele, and bass Dmitry Belosselskiy repeats his celebrated portrayal of the high priest Zaccaria.
Daniele Callegari conducts Verdi’s early masterpiece, which features the ultimate showcase for the great Met Chorus, the moving “Va, pensiero.”
The 2023-2024 Met Live Opera season in Sedona is generously sponsored by Bea Hanks, Chris Fladlien and Jim Dunne. The season is dedicated in loving memory to Marc DuCharme.
The Met Live Opera’s “Nabucco” will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. (live simulcast) with an encore on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. The pre-opera talks will take place one hour before the live Saturday simulcast.
Tickets are $25 general admission, $22 for Film Festival members, and $15 for students. Tickets are available in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office or by calling 928-282-1177. Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona. For more information, visit: www.SedonaFilmFest