MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW

Opera In Times Square

Opera In Times Square

Last night a 13-year tradition continued as the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-19 season opened with a live transmission of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila to multiple screens in Times Square.

Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, made his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years.

Mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna who joined forces for the new production of Carmen at the Met, reunited for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. These two are electrifying.

Free seating was available on Duffy Square and the Broadway Plazas between 43rd-44th Streets and 46th-47th Streets. With refreshments available from the TSQ MKT kiosks. With two intermissions the kiosks provided the perfect snacks.

 

Music

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

More in Music

My View: The Winner of The New York Pops Auction Item Gets Much More Than She Bid For

Stephen SorokoffDecember 11, 2018
Andrea McArdle

Andrea McArdle: Christmas Memories, New Year’s Resolutions and Working With Donna McKechnie at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Suzanna BowlingDecember 11, 2018
Charles Busch

Charles Busch: Christmas Memories, New Year’s Resolutions and New Year’s Eve at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Suzanna BowlingDecember 10, 2018
Nicole Henry

Holiday Magic from Nicole Henry

Jeffery Lyle SegalDecember 9, 2018

Countdown To Christmas: The Gift of Music Can heal Your Soul

Suzanna BowlingDecember 1, 2018
Loren Gray

16 Year-Old Recording Artist Loren Gray at Forever 21

Suzanna BowlingDecember 1, 2018
Dianna Agron 

Dianna Agron Returns to Café Carlyle

Suzanna BowlingDecember 1, 2018
Telly Leung

Telly Leung Releases Christmas Song For ASTEP

Suzanna BowlingNovember 30, 2018
Joe Iconis, Will Rolland

Be More Chill Drops New Video

Suzanna BowlingNovember 30, 2018