Wagner’s Parsifal

You may be interested in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Wagner’s Parsifal which will be showing live in select cinemas across the US tomorrow, Saturday March 2nd. Directed by Daniele Gatti, with Jonas Kaufmann, Katarina Dalayman, Peter mattei, Evgeny Nikitin, René Pape. Run time is 345 minutes (almost 6 hours!).

Metropolitan Opera's production of Wagner's Parsifal

“Wagner’s Parsifal — New Production
Saturday, March 2, 2013 (12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT)
Expected Running Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

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Experience the seventh season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Wagner’s Parsifal will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT in select movie theaters.

Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in François Girard’s new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece. His fellow Wagnerian luminaries include Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter Mattei as the ailing Amfortas, Evgeny Nikitin as the wicked Klingsor, and René Pape as the noble knight Gurnemanz. Daniele Gatti conducts.

An encore presentation of this performance will be exhibited in select movie theaters on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:30 PM in all time zones.

Casting subject to change.
Running time is approximate.” [via]