Park Cinema Presents the Metropolitan Opera’s “Samson and Delilah,” with Support from the U.S. Embassy and the Cool Connections Art Association

Park Cinema Presents the Metropolitan Opera’s “Samson and Delilah,” with Support from the U.S. Embassy and the Cool Connections Art Association

Culture
30 November 2018, 17:16 804
A 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.
Broadcasts 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 audiences everywhere.
A 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.