Doctor Atomic (Met Premiere) - Adams 2008-09 Met Opera - Live in HD!
Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 1pm
Running time: 3 hours, 21 minutes (one intermission)
John Adams’s contemporary masterpiece explores a momentous episode of modern history: the creation of the atomic bomb. Director Penny Woolcock makes her Met debut with this gripping story that changed the course of history. Baritone Gerald Finley plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, the title character.
Conductor: Alan Gilbert; Production: Penny Woolcock; Sasha Cooke, Meredith Arwady, Gerald Finley, Eric Owens, Richard Paul Fink
Live simulcast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House to the Walter Reade Theater, specially equipped with high definition screens and surround sound. A special presentation by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera.
Please note: Program and casting subject to change. Running times are approximate.
Click here to see the line-up for the entire 2008-09 season.