· Title: The Metropolitan Opera: Thaïs
· Date: Saturday, December 20th, 2008
· Run Time: 201 minutes
· Start Time: 9:00AM
· Rating: NR (Suitable for all Audiences)
Presenting the excitement of The Met: Live in HD on the Big Screen: The LIVE transmission of Massenet’s Thaïs will be shown for one day only on Saturday, December 20th at 9 AM. The radiant Renée Fleming plays the Egyptian courtesan in search of spiritual sustenance and Thomas Hampson is the monk Athanaël who falls from grace. Massenet’s sensual score is presented in a new production by John Cox with Jesús López-Cobos conducting.