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Met Opera Live in HD: Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center

Mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $12 for students/youth. Visit or call the box office at 814-824-3000 to purchase tickets.