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Recorded opera showings at Quick Center

Published 6:42 pm, Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Dmitri Hvorostovsky, left, as Anckarstrom and Marcelo AÌÅlvarez as Gustavo III star in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Un Ballo In Maschera" in a recorded high-definition broadcast shown at Fairfield UniversityâÄôs Quick Center at 1 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11,  as part of "The Met: Live in HD" series. Photo: Contributed Photo/Brigitte Lacom
    Dmitri Hvorostovsky, left, as Anckarstrom and Marcelo AÌÅlvarez as Gustavo III star in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Un Ballo In Maschera" in a recorded high-definition broadcast shown at Fairfield UniversityâÄôs Quick Center at 1 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, as part of "The Met: Live in HD" series. Photo: Contributed Photo/Brigitte Lacom

 

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Fairfield University will present recorded high-definition broadcast showings of Giuseppe Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" at 1 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at its Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, 1073 N. Benson Road.

The recording will be presented as part of "The Met: Live in HD" series of high-definition opera transmissions of The Metropolitan Opera's new season from Lincoln Center's Metropolitan Opera House.

Director David Alden's dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance, according to a release. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Tickets $25, $20 seniors, $10 children and students.

, may be bought at the Quick Center Box Office at 203-254-4010.