Breakfast Buffet and Tchaikovsky's Iolanta/Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle (The Met: Live in HD)
Saturday, February 14, 2015, breakfast 7:30 - 9:00 am in Kingfisher Restaurant, airing at 9:30 am in the Snowy Owl Theater / Call 509-548-6344 or 800-574-2123 for reservations.
Join us for a delectable breakfast followed by a live broadcast of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta/Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle.
This ground breaking program was launched by the Met in 2006 to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public. Opera performances are transmitted live in HD to venues around the world. Superb technology and design of the Snowy Owl Theater create an unprecedented opportunity to bring world-class opera to the Wenatchee Valley and to you!
Mariusz Treliński, artistic director of Warsaw’s Polish National Opera, makes his Met debut with a double bill of two rarely performed one-act works: Tchaikovsky’s romantic fairy tale Iolanta, about the psychological awakening of a blind princess, and Bartók’s harrowing Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, in which newlywed Judith must open seven locked doors to discover the full depths of her husband’s dark secrets. Valery Gergiev conducts the double bill, which is a co-production with Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera. Anna Netrebko stars as the title character in Iolanta, with Piotr Beczala and Alexey Markov as Vaudémont and Robert, two rivals for her love. Nadja Michael sings the central role of Judith in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, with Mikhail Petrenko as her mysterious and menacing new husband. Run time: 3:39
Adults $36 || Kids 5-12 $18 ||