(Photo by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)
(Photo by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)
Metropolitan Opera’s live in HD broadcasts from Lincoln Center to the Strand Theatre in Rockland and Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta continue on Saturday, March 25, at 1 p.m. with Mozart’s Idomeneo. An encore will be shown at the Strand on Tuesday, April 4, at 1 p.m. Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by James Levine. The ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness. The opera is sung in Italian with Met subtitles in English. For Strand ticket information, call 594-0070 or go to www.rocklandstrand.com. For Lincoln Theater information and reservations, go to www.atthelincoln.org or call the box office, 563-3424.