Down East 2013 ©
The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center will once again take part in the Met Summer Encores, a series of screenings from the groundbreaking Met Live in HD series.
All screenings of the Summer Encores will take place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Tickets may be ordered through the Box Office by calling (207) 935-9232 or by visiting www.fryeburgacademy.org . The theater is located at 18 Bradley Street on the Campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, ME. Parking is free.
Wednesday, July 24, 7pm: TURANDOT – Giacomo Puccini
Original transmission date: Saturday, November 7, 2009. Director Franco Zeffirelli’s breathtaking production of Puccini’s last opera is a favorite of the Met repertoire. Maria Guleghina plays the ruthless Chinese princess of the title, whose hatred of men is so strong that she has all suitors who can’t solve her riddles beheaded. Marcello Giordani sings Calàf, the unknown prince who eventually wins her love and whose solos include the famous “Nessun dorma.” Conductor: Andris Nelsons; Production: Franco Zeffirelli; Maria Guleghina, Marina Poplavskaya, Marcello Giordani, Samuel Ramey
Interested in dinner before the show? Plan to come early and have dinner in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Art Center’s beautiful lobby. Beginning at 6pm, Lake Region Caterers will be offering a unique variety of fresh sandwiches and hearty soups as well as delicious desserts and other tasty snacks, both sweet and salty. Reservations are requested in advance. Please contact Lake Region Caterers directly at (207) 787-3327 or firstname.lastname@example.org