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Fathom Events Presents 'The Opera House'


  • WHEN Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
  • WHERE San Diego movie theaters
  • AGES Not available
  • COST $15 - $18

Fathom Events presents "The Opera House," a documentary about the Metropolitan Opera.

Award–winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York.

"The Opera House" features rarely seen archival footage, stills, recent interviews, and a soundtrack of extraordinary Met performances. It also chronicles the creation of the Met’s storied home of the last 50 years, against the backdrop of the artists, architects, and politicians who shaped the cultural life of New York City in the ’50s and ’60s.

Among the notable figures in the film are famed soprano Leontyne Price, who opened the new Met in 1966 in Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra; Rudolf Bing, the Met’s imperious General Manager, who engineered the move from the old house to the new one; Robert Moses, the unstoppable city planner who bulldozed an entire neighborhood to make room for Lincoln Center; and Wallace Harrison, whose quest for architectural glory was never fully realized.

The film is 1 hour and 48 minutes and will be screened at La Jolla Village 12, Mission Valley 20, Mira Mesa Stadium 18, Horton Plaza 8, San Marcos Stadium 18, Otay Ranch 12 and Oceanside 16.

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A promotional poster for "The Opera House," courtesy of F...

Above: A promotional poster for "The Opera House," courtesy of Fathom Events.


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