'Live in HD' brings the Met to the silver screen
- Ottawa Travel Guide
- Wednesday, 16 January 2013 07:43
Joshua Hopkins travelledto Ottawa from Pembroke, Ontarioto get voice lessons in with Laurence Ewashko when hewas just a teen, and now the 34-year-oldbaritone has made his way to the Metropolitan Opera performing "Maria Stuarda." Fans of opera and Hopkins will not have to travel to New York City to enjoy this spectacle. According to the Ottawa Citizen, individuals will be able to appreciatethe beauty of the performance at an Ottawa cinema, as The Met "Live in HD" presents "Maria Stuarda" this Saturday.
The matinee will be beamed by satellite to cinemas all across the globe as part of the "Live in HD" series. Over the years, this series has brought approximately three million people in more than 60 countries the chance to see an opera live. Now, those in Ottawa will be able to see one performed in front of millions, the media outlet reports.
There are a number of cinemas in which visitors can check out the live performance on the big screen in Ottawa, including Barrhaven, Coliseum, South Keys, SilverCity and StarCite cinemas.