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Opera in Cinema
In conjunction with Emerging Pictures, the Morgan presents a series of stunning high-definition operas from Europe's landmark theatres. Watch the drama of opera come to life on the big screen in these encore broadcast Sunday matinee screenings. All films are presented with English subtitles.
L'Italiana in Algeri
(2012, 150 minutes)
Director: Francesco Esposito
When the Turkish royal Mustafà (Michele Pertusi) plots to marry off his wife, little does he know that his conquest of the shipwrecked Isabella (Marianna Pizolatto) will teach his court a few things about love and Italian women. Rossini's comedic masterpiece is staged at the Teatro Communale di Bologna, with the orchestra and chorus conducted by Paolo Olmi.
Sunday, October 7, 2012, 2 p.m.
Tickets: $22; $20 for Members
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.