Movies visit the Family Entertainment Center for more entertainment resources
Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

The Metropolitan Opera: Armida

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program, Musical
Release Date:May 1, 2010
Running time:255 minutes
Cast:Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, Bruce Ford
Director:Mary Zimmerman
Writer:Gioachino Rossi
Distributor:Fathom/NCM

Description: NCM Fathom brings the ultimate stage spectacle - The Met: Live in HD - to movie theatre screens nationwide. The transmission of Rossini's opera Armida will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theatres. This mythical story of a sorceress who enthralls men in her island prison has inspired operatic settings by a multitude of composers, including Gluck, Haydn, and Dvo?ák. Renée Fleming stars in the title role of Rossini's version, opposite no fewer than six tenors. Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman returns to direct this new production of a work she describes as "a buried treasure, a box of jewels." The fanciful and magical tale, Zimmerman says, "has an epic, enchanted quality and a tremendous visual element.

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

8 Steps to Take Before Trying to Conceive
Planning to try for a new baby in the new year? Follow these preconception steps to help prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

6 Homemade Play Dough Recipes
Looking for a creative cure for cabin fever? Whip up one of these easy homemade play dough recipes with your child today!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!