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Phelim McDermott returns to the Met with a new staging of Glass’s Akhnaten. Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh. Screening in Megaron Athens is on November 30 and December 2.


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Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck. Peter Mattei makes his role debut as Wozzeck opposite Elza van den Heever as Marie, the mother of his child.

The Gershwins Porgy and Bess

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990. America’s “folk opera,” tells the story of the disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue.

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“The Met: Live in HD” after the masterpiece “Madama Butterfly”, presents Philip Glass’ famous opera “Akhnaten” in Athens Concert Hall on Saturday, November 30 and on Monday, December 2 at 19:55. Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh.

Synopsis Akhnaten

Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh who attempted to inspire his people to adopt a new religion, abandoning the worship of the old gods for that of a single deity. In her Met debut, J’Nai Bridges sings the role of Nefertiti, Akhnaten’s bride, and Dísella Lárusdóttir is Queen Tye, the pharaoh’s mother.

Joyce Didonato

“The staggering, joyful artistry of Joyce DiDonato reminds us that in any generation there are a few giants. Joyce is not only a great, brave and inspiring artist – one of the finest singers of our time- but she is also a transformative presence in the arts.

Venues Network

The venues network includes the most important cultural venues in each city, among them Athens Concert Hall and Thessaloniki Concert Hall.

Program Sponsor

MYTILINEOS, which is one of Greece’s leading industrial companies, is the basic sponsor for the program The Met:Live in HD from the first year of its presentation in Greece.

Media Sponsors

The Met: Live in HD is transported for the 9th consecutive year, by ANTENNA Group in selected cultural events throughout Greece and Cyprus.