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May 2018

JDTLab: Selections from Composer Jeffrey Leiser’s Opera “Far Travelers” at Guild Hall

May 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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by Jeffrey Leiser FREE! Reservations strongly encouraged   If you are having trouble registering please copy and paste this link into your web browser https://give.guildhall.org/JDTLab or call Guild Hall at 631-324-0806. Noted film composer Jeffrey Leiser will present a live concert featuring selections from his new opera, Far Travelers currently in development. Mr. Leiser is known for his many film scores and symphony no. 1, The Summit. Far Travelers is a Viking opera, set in the year 1004 A.D. Based (in premise) on the Vinlandic sagas, the…

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October 2018

The Met: Live in HD: Verdi’s “Aida” at Guild Hall

October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$15 – $22
The Met: Live in HD: Verdi's "Aida" at Guild Hall

Saturday, October 13   1PM - 5PM $22 ($20 Members); $15 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium…

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November 2018

The Met Live in HD: Muhly’s “Marnie” at Guild Hall

November 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$15 – $20
The Met Live in HD: Muhly's "Marnie" at Guild Hall

New Production/Met Premiere 1 p.m. ET / Approx. runtime: 3:17  Robert Spano; Isabel Leonard (Marnie), Janis Kelly (Mrs. Rutland), Denyce Graves (Marnie’s mother), Iestyn Davies (Terry Rutland), Christopher Maltman (Mark Rutland) Michael Mayer (Production); Julian Crouch and 59 Productions (Set and Projection Designers), Arianne Phillips (Costume Designer), Kevin Adams (Lighting Designer), Lynne Page (Choreographer) Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful,…

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December 2018

The Met: Live in HD: Verdi’s “La Traviata” at Guild Hall

December 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$22
The Met: Live in HD: Verdi's "La Traviata" at Guild Hall

Saturday, December 15 1PM - 5PM $22 ($20 Members); $15 Students New Production 1 p.m. ET / Approx. runtime: 3:32  Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Diana Damrau (Violetta Valéry), Juan Diego Flórez (Alfredo Germont), Quinn Kelsey (Giorgio Germont). Michael Mayer (Production); Christine Jones (Set Designer), Susan Hilferty (Costume Designer), Kevin Adams (Lighting Designer), Lorin Latarro (Choreographer)  

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January 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” at Guild Hall

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$15 – $22
Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur

Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana's lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar's staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque…

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February 2019

The Met Live in HD: Bizet’s “Carmen” at Guild Hall

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$20 – $22
The Met Live in HD: Bizet's "Carmen" at Guild Hall

1 p.m. ET / Approx. runtime: 3:41  Louis Langrée; Aleksandra Kurzak (Micaëla), Clémentine Margaine (Carmen), Roberto Alagna (Don José), Alexander Vinogradov (Escamillo) Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. Georges Bizet (1838–1875) was known…

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March 2019

The Met Live in HD: Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment” at Guild Hall

March 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$20 – $22
The Met Live in HD: Donizetti's "La Fille du Régiment" at Guild Hall

Saturday, March 2 1PM - 4PM $22 ($20 Members); $15 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Enrique Mazzola; Pretty Yende (Marie), Stephanie Blythe (Marquise of Berkenfield), Javier Camarena (Tonio), Maurizio Muraro (Sulpice) Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish…

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The Met Live in HD: Wagner’s “Die Walküre” at Guild Hall

March 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$20 – $22
The Met Live in HD: Wagner's "Die Walküre" at Guild Hall

In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. Saturday, March 30   12PM - 5:30PM $22 ($20 Members); $15 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Tickets for all 2018-19 Met Opera screenings will be…

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May 2019

The Met Live in HD at Guild Hall: Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites”

May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$22
The Met Live in HD at Guild Hall: Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmélites"

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress. Saturday, May 11   12PM - 3:30PM $22 ($20 Members) $15 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Preceded at 11 a.m. by Operatif Lecture with composer, conductor and opera scholar Victoria Bond  

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August 2019

Theatre & Opera Mondays: “The Big One-Oh” at Southampton Arts Center

August 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$20

Concert Performance – Family Friendly Presented in partnership with iTheatrics Monday, August 12 | 7 PM | $20 ($15 for Friends of SAC and Kids 12 & Under) – Q&A to Follow Lyrics by Dean Pitchford Music by Doug Besterman Libretto by Timothy Allen McDonald Theatre & Opera Mondays offer the audience a rare peek into the process behind creating a new musical or opera before full staging. Every Monday in August will present a glimpse into the world of New York…

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Theatre & Opera Mondays: “Dear Erich,” A Jazz Opera by Ted Rosenthal at Southampton Arts Center

August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$30

Concert Performance Monday, August 26 | 7 PM | $30 ($25 for Friends of SAC)  – Q&A to Follow Music by Ted Rosenthal Libretto by Ted Rosenthal and Lesley Rosenthal Translated by Dr. Peter Schmidt Additional Lyrics by Barry Singer, E.M. Lewis and Edward Einhorn Theatre & Opera Mondays offer the audience a rare peek into the process behind creating a new musical or opera before full staging. Every Monday in August will present a glimpse into the world of New York…

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October 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s “Turandot” at Guild Hall

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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The Met: Live in HD: Puccini's "Turandot" at Guild Hall

Saturday, October 19 1PM - 4:30PM $23 ($21 Members); $16 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Purchase tickets at the Box Office; 631-324-4050; or Theatermania.com at 1-866-811-4111 Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love.

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November 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” at Guild Hall

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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The Met: Live in HD: Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" at Guild Hall

Saturday, November 9   1PM - 4:30PM $23 ($21 Members); $16 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Purchase tickets at the Box Office; 631-324-4050; or Theatermania.com at 1-866-811-4111 Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

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The Met: Live in HD: Philip Glass’s “Akhnaten” at Guild Hall

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$23
The Met: Live in HD: Philip Glass's "Akhnaten" at Guild Hall

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt. Saturday, November 23 1PM - 5PM $23 ($21 Members); $16 Students   Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Purchase tickets at the Box Office; 631-324-4050; or Theatermania.com at 1-866-811-4111

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January 2020

The Met: Live in HD: Berg’s “Wozzeck” at Guild Hall

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$23
The Met: Live in HD: Berg's "Wozzeck" at Guild Hall

Saturday, January 11 1PM - 3PM $23 ($21 Members); $16 Students  Eligible for Student Rush Tickets Purchase tickets at the Box Office; 631-324-4050; or Theatermania.com at 1-866-811-4111 Berg’s 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie. Groundbreaking visual artist and director William Kentridge unveils a bold new staging set in an apocalyptic wasteland.  

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