‘Tris­tan und Isolde’ en­core on Sun­day

Jamaica Gleaner - - INTERNATIONAL NEWS -

THE MET: Live in HD kicked off its 11th sea­son on Satur­day with its 100th live trans­mis­sion, the Met’s new pro­duc­tion of Wag­ner’s Tris­tan und Isolde. With a marathon run­ning time of some five hours, Tris­tan und Isolde had an es­ti­mated at­ten­dance of 46,950 in North America, earn­ing a gross of US$1.08 mil­lion. It was seen live on more than 900 screens.

An es­ti­mated ad­di­tional 65,000 peo­ple saw it live on 800 screens in 37 coun­tries in Europe, 11 coun­tries in Latin America, Rus­sia, Egypt, Is­rael, Morocco and , of course, Ja­maica. An en­core per­for­mance will be shown at the Palace Cine­plex on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 16, start­ing 11:30 am.


De­layed show­ings through­out Asia, Aus­tralia, Mada­gas­car, New Zealand and South Africa, as well as en­core per­for­mances in North America and Europe, are ex­pected to boost world­wide at­ten­dance of Tris­tan und Isolde to more than 150,000. The en­core screen­ings in Canada are Nina Stemme as Isolde (left) and Evgeny Nik­itin as Kur­we­nal in Wag­ner’s Tris­tan und Isolde.

on Novem­ber 12, 14, and 16.

Tris­tan und Isolde was con­ducted by Sir Si­mon Rat­tle and stars Stu­art Skel­ton and Nina Stemme in the ti­tle roles. The opera also fea­tured Eka­te­rina Gubanova as Bran­gane, Evgeny Nik­itin as Kur­we­nal and Rene Pape as King Marke. It was di­rected by Mar­iusz Tre­lin­ski.

The live trans­mis­sion, hosted by Deb­o­rah Voigt, was di­rected

for cinema by Gary Halvor­son.

Tris­tan und Isolde was the first of 10 live trans­mis­sions to be shown this sea­son. The next trans­mis­sion will be Mozart’s Don Giovanni, with Si­mon Keenly­side in the ti­tle role, on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 22, at Carib 5. Tick­ets are avail­able at the box of­fice or on­line at www.palacea­muse­ment.com with a Palace Card, or any ma­jor credit card.

Pauline, as ‘Sis­ter P’, presents her Birthday Party at the corner of Love and Man­ning streets, Jones Town. Music by pop­u­lar disco. Food on the house.

Soak­ing Wet, Sip and Dip Edi­tion, pool party and cook­out, is at Trin­ity Head­quar­ters, King­we­ston, Lawrence Tav­ern, from noon to mid­night.


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