Saturday, October 14, 2017, 12:55pm

SUNY Sullivan is pleased to announce the schedule for the new season of The Met: Live in HD series, which kicks off in the Seelig Theater on Saturday, October 7. The Met: Live in HD, is the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live simulcasts. It is the world’s largest provider of alternative content, reaching more than 2,000 theaters in 70 countries, including SUNY Sullivan’s Seelig Theater.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Norma (start – 12:55 pm)

“Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful lover, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule.

Ticket pricing for all presentations during the 2016-2017 season is as follows: $20.00 (Adults); $10.00 (Children 13 & Under); $10.00 (Students with valid ID). To order tickets, please call the SUNY Sullivan Box Office at (845) 434-5750, extension 4472, between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm on weekdays.

About The Met: Live in HD

The series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor, The Neubauer Family Foundation. Global corporate sponsorship of The Met: Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg. Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline Desmarais in memory of Paul G. Desmarais Sr. The HD broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, America’s luxury home builder®. For complete information on locations and tickets, visit www.metopera.org/hdlive.