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‘The Met: Live in HD’ returns to Latchis

General admission is $22, $20 for Met Club Forever members and $10 for students. Running time is 3 hours, 12 minutes, including two intermissions. For questions or advance credit card purchases, contact Jon Potter at 802-254-1109, ext. 3, or For more information, visit

BRATTLEBORO—The 2019-20 season of The Met: Live in HD opens this Saturday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m., at the Latchis Theatre with Puccini’s final masterpiece, Turandot.

Thrilling dramatic soprano Christine Goerke brings her fierce portrayal of the title princess, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium for Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s epic tale set in China.

Tenor Yusif Eyvazov is the mysterious prince Calàf, alongside soprano Eleonora Buratto as Liù; and bass-baritone James Morris as Timur.

This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.

The rest of the 2019-20 Met: Live in HD series includes Manon by Massenet on Saturday, Oct. 26; Madama Butterfly by Puccini on Saturday, Nov. 9; Philip Glass’ Akhnaten on Saturday, Nov. 23; Wozzeck by Berg on Saturday, Jan. 11; Porgy and Bess by Gershwin on Saturday, Feb. 1; Agrippina by Handel on Saturday, Feb. 29; Der Fliegende Hollander by Wagner on Saturday, March 14, Tosca by Puccini on Saturday, April 11; and Maria Stuarda by Donizetti on Saturday, May 9.

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Originally published in The Commons issue #531 (Wednesday, October 9, 2019). This story appeared on page B4.

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