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Great Performances at the Met

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Sat., April 30, 2016
11:00 am
(180 minutes)

Aida  

Liudmyla Monastyrska and Roberto Alagna star in Verdi's "Aida," about a military commander in ancient Egypt who risks his life for the love of an enslaved Ethiopian princess. Fabio Luisi conducts.

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Sat., May 7, 2016
11:00 am
(270 minutes)

Les Troyens  

Berlioz's "Les Troyens," about a Trojan military commander (Bryan Hymel) who flees the fallen Troy and lands in the North African kingdom of Carthage, where he falls for the queen (Susan Graham). Deborah Voigt plays Cassandra, the Trojan prophetess whose warnings about an apparent gift from the Greeks are ignored.