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Norma


Part of The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2017-18. Click here for information on the full series.

Laemmle begins live broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera in HD with what promises to be a stunning performance starring two of today's giants.

Bellini’s masterpiece boasts one of the most famous arias in all of opera, the beautiful “Casta diva.” Directed by Sir David McVicar, this evocative new production sets the action deep in a Druid forest, where nature and ancient ritual rule. The priestess Norma is torn between loyalty to her oppressed people and love for a Roman soldier. On the eve of a Druid revolt, she must choose between two agonising betrayals—only to learn that she herself has already been betrayed. Sondra Radvanovsky as Norma and Joyce DiDonato as her rival Adalgisa lead a cast of bel canto heavyweights, with Joseph Calleja as Norma’s unfaithful lover, Pollione, and British favourite Matthew Rose returning to the Met as Norma’s father, Oroveso.

Played at

Playhouse 7, 10.07.17 - 10.07.17
Town Center 5, 10.07.17 - 10.07.17
Claremont 5, 10.07.17 - 10.07.17
Ahrya Fine Arts, 10.07.17 - 10.07.17
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Genre: Live Theater, Opera, The Met Opera
Runtime: 210 min
Language: Italian

Director: Sir David McVicar