September 5, 2019
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Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute will air the complete 2019–20 season of ten live performances from The Metropolitan Opera, held on select Saturdays beginning in October 12 and concluding in May 2020, in high definition from the Clark’s state-of-the-art auditorium. A special holiday encore presentation of The Magic Flute will be held on Sunday, December 8.
Tickets for each performance are $25 ($22 for Clark members and $18 for students with valid ID). To purchase tickets, visit or call the box office at 413 458 0524. All sales are final.
The Met: Live in HD performances include (all start times are 12:55 pm unless otherwise noted):
Turandot, October 12, 2019
Manon, October 26, 2019
Madama Butterfly, November 9, 2019
Akhnaten, November 23, 2019
The Magic Flute, Sunday, December 8, 2019 (holiday encore presentation beginning at 1 pm)
Wozzeck, January 11, 2020
Porgy and Bess, February 1, 2020
Agrippina, February 29, 2020
Der Fliegende Holländer, March 14, 2020
Tosca, April 11, 2020
Maria Stuarda, May 9, 2020
Now in its fourteenth season, The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts. Broadcasts feature the full performance along with backstage interviews and commentary. The Clark auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center, provides an exceptional viewing experience, offering a large high-definition screen, excellent acoustics, and comfortable seating. Accessible seating options are available for those requiring special assistance.
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 275,000 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, which has a three-star rating in the Michelin Green Guide, is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Its 140-acre campus includes miles of hiking and walking trails through woodlands and meadows, providing an exceptional experience of art in nature. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; EBT Card to Culture; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit or call 413 458 2303.
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