Renée Fleming | "Armida" LIVE IN HD on May 1

"Armida" LIVE IN HD on May 1

28 April 2010

Don’t miss the chance to experience the Met live at your local movie theater! Armida, the 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 Dvořák . Renée Fleming stars in the title role of Rossini’s version, opposite no fewer than six tenors. “This [is] Ms. Fleming’s show,” the New York Times writes. “Armida belongs at the Met. And the company has the right star in place.” Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman returns to direct this new production of a work she describes as “a buried treasure, a box of jewels.”

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