VIDEO: First Look at Paulo Szot, Alexander Lewis IN THE NOSE: Cathedral Scene
The Met: Live in HD series continues on the big screen for the eighth consecutive season on October 26 at 12:55 pm ET with Shostakovich's The Nose. William Kentridge stormed the Met with his inventive production of Shostakovich's opera, which dazzled opera and art lovers alike in its inaugural run in 2010. Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance of a bureaucrat, whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogol's comic story. Valery Gergiev conducts. An encore presentation will also show in movie theaters on October 30 at 6:30pm.
This season, The Met: Live in HD series will reach an audience of approximately 3 million people across 1,900 theaters in 64 countries, and offers subtitles in nine languages, including Swedish for the first time. The 2013-2014 HD season continues with 8 other live transmissions. For complete information on locations and tickets, visit www.metopera.org/hdlive.
Check out the excerpt from Scene 4 (Act I) of Shostakovich's "The Nose." Paulo Szot (Kovalyov), Alexander Lewis (The Nose). Production and Set Design: William Kentridge. Conductor: Valery Gergiev. 2013--14 season.
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