The Berman Center for the Performing Arts presents films in HD! High-definition (HD) films are unlike anything viewers have ever experienced. The images are so clear, intense and bright that audiences feel transported right into the heart of the scene, whether it’s a bustling street in China or ancient ruins in Egypt.
Guiseppe Verdi’s La Traviata (Opera in HD) – January 16th 7:30 pm
A fascinating production of La Traviata captured in HD at the Opera Festival St. Margarethen. The dazzling production, set in a rustically romantic Roman quarry, boasts 200,000 plus visitors a season. Stage designer Manfred Waba sets the tragic story about the demi-mondaine Violetta Valéry and her admirer Alfredo Germont in an evocative replica of the Parisian Opéra Garnier. His and Robert Herzl's unique interpretation is intelligent and effective. In the lead roles, Austria's promising opera talent Kristiane Kaiser and Jean-François Borras, a French young tenor, provide for a musically and visually attractive performance. Tickets are $13 for JCC members and $16 for non-members