MET Summer Encore: Porgy and Bess

3hrs 7min


Lark Theater Wed, Aug 14 12:00 PM
Lark Theater Wed, Aug 14 6:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Special Cinema Event
Release Year:2020
Genre:Opera, Theatre
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Angel Blue, Eric Owens


Popular operas from the Met’s award-winning series of live cinema presentations.

The MET Live in HD: Porgy and Bess

Composer: The Gershwins
Original Broadcast: 2020

SYNOPSIS: In an unforgettable Met performance from 2020, one of America’s greatest operas returns, featuring soprano Angel Blue and bass-baritone Eric Owens alongside a phenomenal ensemble cast. David Robertson conducts.

The performance also features soprano Golda Schultz and bass-baritone Donovan Singletary as Clara and Jake, soprano Latonia Moore as Serena, and tenor Frederick Ballentine and bass-baritone Alfred Walker as Sportin’ Life and Crown. And as the community matriarch Maria, veteran mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves delivers a scene-stealing performance. David Robertson conducts this beloved score, which includes a number of melodies that have become classic American standards..