Opera & Ballet

Maria Stuarda (La Scala)
Sunday November 24th at 1:30pm


Conducted by Antonino Fogliani Directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi Starring Mariella Devia and Anna Caterina Antonacci Sung in Italian with English subtitles 2 hrs 39 mins plus one intermission “Maria Stuarda” premiered at La Scala in 1835. The opera is … More

Spartacus from the Bolshoi Ballet
Sunday Nov 17th at 1:30pm


Spartacus from the Bolshoi Ballet Sunday Nov 17th at 1:30pm Main Hall Directed by Yuri Grigorovich Choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich Starring Mikhail Lobukhin, Anna Nikulina, Svetlana Zakharova, and Vladislav Lantratov 3 hrs 35 mins estimated including pre-show and two intermissions … More

Nabucco (Teatro alla Scala)
Sunday November 3rd at 1:30pm


Conducted by Nicola Luisotti Directed by Daniele Abbado Choreographed by Simona Bucci Starring Leo Nucci, Liudmila Monastyrska, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vitali Kowaljow Sung in Italian 2 hrs 26 mins plus one intermission At the opera’s outset, Nabucco (in English, Nebuchadnezzar) and … More

Manon (Liceu)
Opera Sunday October 20th at 1:30pm


Massenet’s passionate and tragic Manon stars three of today’s operatic luminaries: Rolando Villazón as Chevalier Des Grieux, Samuel Ramey as his father, and the incomparable coloratura Natalie Dessay as Manon herself. From the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona. Manon (1884) … More

Don Giovanni (La Scala)
Sunday October 13 at 1:30pm


Conducted by Daniel Barenboim Directed by Robert Carsen Choreographed by Philippe Giraudeau Starring Anna Netrebko, Bryn Terfel & Peter Mattei Sung in Italian with English subtitles 3 hrs 15 mins including one intermission Mozart’s ultimate bad boy meets his match … More

Rigoletto (Teatro Antico di Taormina)
Sunday October 6th


Conducted by Gianluigi Martinenghi Directed by Enrico Castiglione Starring Carlos Almaguer, Gianluca Terranova, Rocio Ignacio, Gianfranco Montresor Sung in Italian 2 hrs 20 mins plus two intermissions CAST Rigoletto: Carlos Almaguer Duke of Mantua: Gianluca Terranova Gilda: Rocio Ignacio Count … More

The Sleeping Beauty (Bolshoi Ballet)
September 29th at 2:30pm


This screening is free as a part of ArtsFest! Choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich (1973) after Marius Petipa Starring David Hallberg and Svetlana Zakharova 2 hrs 50 mins estimated, including pre-show and one intermission Prologue King Florestan XIV and the Queen … More

2013 Fall Ballet & Opera Series


        Fall 2013 Opera & Ballet Sundays at 1:30pm (except where noted) Sep 29 The Sleeping Beauty Bolshoi Ballet *(at 2:30pm – Free to all as a part of ArtsWestchester) Oct 6 Rigoletto (Teatro Antico di Taormina) Buy … More

Carmen (Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour)
Sunday, September 22

Carmen from Sydney

SYNOPSIS The action takes place in Seville. Don José, who was training for the priesthood in his native Basque country, killed a man in a quarrel and has had to enlist in the army in Seville. His mother and Micaëla, … More

Giselle (Royal Ballet)


Giselle is one of the most influential of all Romantic ballets, and one of the greatest and most popular works of the dance canon and of The Royal Ballet’s repertory. The title role presents the transcendental power of a woman’s … More

Nabucco (Royal Opera House)


Plácido Domingo, one of the most celebrated talents of our time, is making a major role debut. This is a rare chance to see a genre-defining masterwork, containing some of the greatest choral music ever written, along with some wonderful … More

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Ballet)


Conducted by David Briskin Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon Starring Sarah Lamb, Federico Bonelli, Zenaida Yanowsky, and Steven McRae 2 hrs 30 mins plus one intermission ABOUT Those familiar with Lewis Carroll’s literary menagerie of colorful characters will enjoy the clarity … More

Eslmeralda from the Bolshoi Ballet
Sunday April 21st at 1:30pm


Paris, at the end of the 15th century. Act I Scene 1: The Cour des Miracles. A Small Square. Sunset. Tradesmen, members of the bourgeoisie and the common folk make haste to leave the market square which, as darkness falls, … More

Il Trovatore
Sunday April 28th at 1:30pm


“Il Trovatore,” or “the troubadour,” is the story of star-crossed lovers, mixed-up infants, and acts of vengeance. Count Di Luna and Manrico, the wandering minstrel or “troubadour” of the title, are rivals for Lady Leonora’s love. When Leonora declares her … More