One broadcast is sold out and only a handful of tickets remains for another in Fairfield University's Metropolitan Opera series this month at the Quick Center for the Arts.

Remaining broadcasts for the Peabody and Emmy award-winning The Met: Live in HD are Strauss' "Capriccio" with Renée Fleming on April 23 and Verdi's "Il Trovatore" on April 30. Both operas will be transmitted live at 1 p.m., followed by a rebroadcast on the same day at 6.

The live broadcast of "Il Trovatore" is sold out and a few of tickets remain for the rebroadcast.

Very few tickets remain for the live transmission of "Capriccio" More tickets are available for the rebroadcast.

Co-starring in "Capriccio" with Fleming, who dazzled opening night audiences of the 2008-09 season when she sang the final scene of Strauss' wise and worldly meditation on art and life, are Joseph Kaiser and Sarah Connolly with Andrew Davis conducting. The approximate running time is 2 hours, 45 minutes.

David McVicar's stirring production of Verdi's intense drama premiered in the 2008-09 season. T

his revival stars four extraordinary singers -- Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez and Dmitri Hvorostovsky -- in one of the composer's most melodically rich scores. Marco Armiliato conducts. The approximate running time is 3 hours, 15 minutes.

Tickets for reserved seating are $22 for the general public, $20 for seniors and $15 for children and students.

Tickets are available at or by calling the box office at 203-254-4010.