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Angel Blue and Speranza Scappucci Elevate the Met’s Somewhat Dated ‘La Rondine’

 [Tetelman's]  voice is consequential but still limber … his presence is so inviting that I missed him whenever he went offstage.

This revival is notable for containing four debut performances, three of whom were in the leading quartet: Jonathan Tetelmen as Ruggero, Emily Pogorelc as Lisette, and Bekhzod Davronov as Prunier. The main cast skewed youthful, in a refreshing change of pace, and that energy was complimented by a parental vibe from the audience. Many arms held bouquets, ready to toss to the singers at the curtain call. All three did well.

- from Observer

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Brenda Scofield
FAMA Vice-Chairman
The Met Goes Three for Three with Sierra and Bernheim’s Unforgettable ‘Roméo et Juliette’

(Gounod’s) ravishing music for the lovers never fails to move modern audiences, especially when it’s performed with such passionate musicality as it was last week by Sierra and Bernheim.

The Metropolitan Opera scored another resounding success with a rapturous Roméo et Juliette starring the near-ideal pairing of Nadine Sierra and Benjamin Bernheim … [Bernheim’s] hypnotically besotted “Ah, Lève-toi, soleil” sung to Juliette’s window gave notice that his was no fleeting infatuation … [Sierra’s] voice, throbbing with resolve, effortlessly filled the huge opera house … the pair’s four duets served up such intimate enchantment that people will be talking about them for years.

- from Observer

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Brenda Scofield
FAMA Vice-Chairman

Q : How can I book tickets?
A : You can purchase tickets two ways: 

1. Find the 'buy tickets' button next to the opera of your choice. You'll be directed to the cinema webpage to enter details and complete the purchase. Collect your reserved tickets at the Box Office before the performance. 

2. Cinema Box Office: You can go to the Box Office of the respective cinemas in person to purchase a ticket.

Q : How long is the intermission?
A : Intermission will be around 10 to 15 minutes long. Some operas have 2 or more intermissions. For screenings at Bethanie Theatre, the first intermission is a 45 minute dinner break. Patrons are welcome to bring their own dinner for their enjoyment.

Q : Is there a dress code?
A : There is no dress code for the Met screenings.  We recommend comfortable clothing appropriate for a professional setting.  

Q : Is the opera translated?
A : Yes. Most operas are sung in their original language and all are translated with English subtitles. Some operas also provide Chinese subtitles. Backstage interviews will be conducted in English.

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