Date: 30 November 2018, 17:16,
special screening of the Metropolitan Opera’s "Samson and Delilah,” the famous
work by French composer Camille Saint-Saens, took place at the Park Cinema Flame Towers
on November 28. This performance
broadcast opens the 2018-2019 season of the Met’s "Live in HD” program in Azerbaijan.
of New York City’s
Metropolitan Opera performances on movie screens around the world have been
held since 2006, with more than 70 countries currently involved in the project. More than 2,200 theaters globally are
participating this year, bringing the Met’s masterful performances to new
popular opera in many countries, the Met presents this captivating performance
of Samson and Delilah with the participation of world famous opera stars Elina
Garancha as Delilah, Roberto Alania as Samson, and Azerbaijan’s own Elchin Azizov as Abimelech.
The broadcast is sponsored by Park
Cinema network and the Cool Connections Art Association, with support from the
U.S. Embassy in Baku.