About The Met: Live in HD

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (also known as The Met: Live in HD) is a series of live opera performances transmitted in high-definition video via satellite from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to select venues, primarily movie theaters, in the United States and other parts of the world. The first transmission was of a condensed English-language version of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte on December 30, 2006.

The simulcasts allow more people to experience the excitement of the Met's high-quality performance offerings. This audience includes current opera fans unable to get to New York City to see the shows in person and potential opera fans looking for an easy, affordable method of checking out a new art form.

"This Metropolitan Opera series is a unique opportunity for people to experience world-class opera in their local community, plus the movie theatre environment and affordable ticket price make these events something that the entire family can enjoy. If you’ve never had the pleasure of attending a live opera performance before, this is the perfect opportunity to see why this magical art form has captured audiences’ imaginations for generations."

The Met: Live in HD is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winnings series.

More info about previous Met: Live in HD seasons on http://en.wikipedia.org or http:// www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/.

About Aerofilms

Aerofilms is a Czech film distribution company that extends the activities of the three largest art- house cinemas in Prague, Aero and Svetozor and Bio Oko. AEROFILMS was set up as a joint project of the three cinemas.

Aerofilms focuses on high quality and attractive films including documentaries. The films will be distributed in theatres, on DVD and broadcast television in the territories of the Czech and Slovak Republics. The AEROFILMS lineup is open to productions from any territory of the world, and is not limited to any date of production.

Aerofilms relies on the long term experience gained while operating the successful art-house theatres, AERO and SVETOZOR and BIO OKO. A deep knowledge of both the audience and the local market will be a strong advantage for Aerofilms management.

Aerofilms will also pay attention to high profile, classic masterpieces by releasing some of these outstanding films in excellent quality for the first time in the territory on DVD.

Aerofilms Ltd., Jirečkova 8, 170 00, Prague 7, info@aerofilms.cz, +420 608300557.

Programme season 2016-17

R. Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - New Production
October 8, 2016, 5:45 pm
Rattle / Treliński / Stemme, Gubanova, Skelton, Nikitin, Pape

W. A. Mozart: Don Giovanni
October 22, 2016, 6:45 pm
Luisi / Grandage / Gerzmava, Byström, Malfi, Villazón, Keenlyside, Plachetka, Rose, Kwangchul

K. Saariaho: L’Amour de Loin - Met premiere
December 10, 2016, 6:45 pm
Mälkki / Lepage / Phillips, Mumford, Owens

G. Verdi: Nabucco
January 7, 2017, 6:45 pm
Levine / Moshinsky / Monastyrska, Barton, Thomas, Domingo, Beloselskij

Ch. Gounod: Roméo et Juliette - New production
January 21, 2017, 6:45 pm
Noseda / Sher / Damrau, Grigolo, Madore, Petrenko

A. Dvořák: Rusalka - New Production
February 25, 2017, 6:45 pm
Elder / Zimmerman / Opolais, Dalayman, Barton, Jovanovich, Owens

G. Verdi: La traviata
March 11, 2017, 6:45 pm
Luisotti / Decker / Jončeva, Fabiano, Hampson

W. A. Mozart: Idomeneo
March 25, 2017, 5:45 pm
Levine / Ponnelle / van den Heever, Sierra, Coote, Polenzani, Opie

P. I. Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
April 22, 2017, 6:45 pm
Ticciati / Warner / Netrebko, Maximova, Dolgov, Hvorostovsky, Kocán

R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - New production
May 13, 2017, 6:15 pm
Benini / McVicar / Radvanovsky, Garanča, Polenzani, Kwiecień


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