Nightly Met Opera Streams: Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel - Guild Hall

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Nightly Met Opera Streams
Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel

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Fri, June 5, 7:30 pm
Sat, June 6, 6:30 pm
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

Overview

Visit the Metropolitan Opera’s homepage to view this stream for 23 hours after it premieres

Based on Luis Buñuel’s surrealist film about an invisible force that prevents the attendees of a dinner party from leaving, Thomas Adès’s modern opera is a powerful exploration of isolation and confinement that feels particularly relevant today. Adès creates a unique and captivating sound world, incorporating a number of unusual instruments into the orchestra and asking for increasingly acrobatic vocal feats from the singers to match the escalating confusion and desperation of their characters as their captivity stretches endlessly on.

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The Met Opera simulcasts at Guild Hall are made possible in part through the generosity of:
Grand Tier: Dr. Ralph Gibson, in memory of Andy Jacobyansky, who generously shared his passion, knowledge and support for the opera. The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming, Phyllis Davis, Howie and Louise Phanstiel, The East Hampton Star, and Norbert Weissberg, in memory of his brother, Dr. Joseph H. Weissberg, a Wagner scholar.
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