The Metropolitan Opera presents a live broadcast of Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS in HD on Saturday, February 1 at 12:55 PM
The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.
Presented in association with the University of Michigan’s Gershwin Initiative: The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has entered into a long-term partnership with the Gershwin family to undertake an initiative that will bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide through The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Ed.
220 min. Live Broadcast. NR