Sat 25 Mar, Stamford Theatre satellite screenings
James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan
War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this
season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heeveras
Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante and Alan Opie as Arbace.
£20 (£18) SATELLITE SCREENING
SAT 25 MAR 4.55PM LIVE 4 HOURS 18 MINS APPROX
Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.