The Met: Live in HD Premieres Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA at Peterborough Players Today


The Metropolitan Opera's premiere production of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda opened recently to rave reviews. The Peterborough Players will broadcast The Met: Live in HD's extraordinary performance of this magnificent opera today, January 19, 2013, at 1 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students.

Mezzo-soprano Joyce Di Donato, one of the world's most exciting singers, takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots. Director David McVicar turns to the second opera of Donizetti's Tudor trilogy, which explores regal characters at fateful moments of their lives. Elza van den Heever sings the role of Elizabeth I in her Met debut, and Maurizio Benini conducts.<

Delicious savory and sweet "Opera Bites" from Sunflowers Restaurant and Catering are available pre-show and during intermissions.

Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti will be presented on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 1 pm at Peterborough Players, 55 Hadley Rd., Peterborough. $25 Adults $20 Students. Discounted Subscription Packages Available. Box Office: (603) 924-7585 or online:

Approximate running time is 3 ¼ hours. Casting is subject to change without notice.

The Peterborough Players is handicapped accessible and is equipped with a hearing assistance system. Free parking available on site.