CLARK ART INSTITUTE TO AIR METROPOLITAN OPERA’S “LA TRAVIATA” LIVE IN HD

February 27, 2017

Williamstown, Massachusetts—La Traviata, Giuseppe Verdi’s beloved operatic masterpiece, airs at the Clark Art Institute on Saturday, March 11 at 12:55 pm. The performance is broadcast live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera. Tickets are $25 ($22 members, $18 students) and may be purchased online at clarkart.edu or by calling 413 458 0524. Run time is 2 hours, 55 minutes.
 
In a classic story of true love, deception, remorse, and redemption, Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most familiar heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta. Michael Fabiano sings her lover, Alfredo Germont, while Thomas Hampson is Alfredo’s father, Giorgio Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts.
 
Now in its eleventh season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series of live performances transmitted to more than 2,000 movie theaters in seventy countries around the world. Live telecasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary.
 
 
ABOUT THE CLARK

The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 270,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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