LAKE PLACID - "Otello," by Guiseppe Verdi, continues the seventh season of The Met: Live in HD series when it is transmitted live to theaters around the world on Saturday, Oct. 27, hosted by Sondra Radvanovsky.
The performance will be available to North Country audiences to view live on the big screen at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 1 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for LPCA members, $12 for students 18 and under. Series tickets are also available for those wishing to attend 6 operas throughout the course of the season. Themed Box Lunches from Saranac Sourdough are available to order at the Box Office prior to the performance and will be delivered for intermission. Call LPCA at 518-523-2512 for more information and to purchase tickets.
Fleming sings one of her greatest roles as the innocent Desdemona in Verdi's towering tragedy, "Otello." South African tenor Johan Botha sings the title role, one of the most demanding parts in the operatic repertory, with German baritone Falk Struckmann as the treacherous villain Iago. Rising American tenor Michael Fabiano makes his Live in HD debut as Cassio. Maestro Semyon Bychkov conducts Verdi's dramatic masterpiece, which is based on Shakespeare's play.