James Levine conducts Wagner's Tannhauser in Met Live broadcast


Met Music Director James Levine conducts his first opera of the company's current season, Wagner's Tannhäuser. Johan Botha stars in the title role, with Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth, Michelle DeYoung as Venus, Peter Mattei as Wolfram. The Oct. 31 performance, transmitted worldwide as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 2,000 theaters in 70 countries around the world will be shown at the Latchis Theatre at noon, Sunday, Jan. 10, at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro.

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek makes her Met role debut after previously singing Elisabeth at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. Michelle DeYoung sings Venus. Johan Botha has sung the role of Tannhäuser with the Vienna State Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Royal Opera. Met Club Forever members $20 admission, general admission $22, students $10. For advance purchase call 802-257-5717.


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