Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau Star in a New Production of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and directed by Bartlett Sher. The new staging which opened at the Met in New York on New Year’s Eve, will be seen worldwide this Saturday, January 21, 2017, when the matinee performance will be transmitted live around the world at 12:55 p.m. ET hosted by operatic soprano, Ailyn Pèrez. The transmission will be seen in more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world including the Carib 5 here in Jamaica.
Bartlett Sher’s staging of Roméo et Juliette is a co-production with La Scala. It was initially presented at the Salzburg Festival in 2008. It features set design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber, lighting design by Jennifer Tipton, choreography by Chase Brock in his Met debut, and fight direction by B.H. Barry.
The Met’s Live in HD series series, now reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world, including Jamaica. Tickets are available at the Box Office or online at www.palaceamusement.com with a Palace Card or any major credit card.