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New York, NY (Akhnaten HD Free Summer HD Screening)
August 28, 2022
2022 Summer HD Festival
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The Met’s 13th Summer HD Festival features ten thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special film screening co-presented with Film at Lincoln Center to kick off of the 11-day event. The free showings run from August 26 to September 5, with approximately 3,000 seats set up in front of the opera house each night, as well as additional standing room in designated areas around Lincoln Center Plaza.
Sunday, August 28, 8PM
Philip Glass’s Akhnaten
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo stars as the revolutionary title pharaoh in a dazzling staging by innovative director Phelim McDermott.
Original transmission: November 23, 2019
Approximate running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes