Rossini's 'Cinderella' story closes out Met series

Rossini's 'Cinderella' story closes out Met series

May 8th, 2014 by Staff Report in Chattnow Movies
Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

Bel canto master Juan Diego Flórez portrays the dashing Prince Ramiro in Rossini's "Cinderella" story, "La Cenerentola," to be presented as the final performance in The Met: Live in HD series. The title role is sung by American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, whose performance was described by The New York Times as "dazzling, plucky and endearingly poignant." The production premieres at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in select movie theaters, including Hamilton Place 8, 2200 Hamilton Place Blvd., and East Ridge 18, 5080 South Terrace. An encore performance is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14. Approximate running time is three hours and 40 minutes. Tickets are $24 for adults (discounts for seniors and children at the Hamilton Place location). For more information, visit www.metoperafamily.org.