The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Mozart's Idomeneo, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, March 25. James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart's Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace.
Runtime 4 hr. 20 min.
Opened March 25th, 2017
Cast James Levine, Matthew Polenzani, Alice Coote, Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever
Directed By Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Written By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giambattista Varesco