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The Met: Live in HD premieres “Dr. Atomic” to a global audience

The Met Live in HD continues its 11-show 2008-09 season with the Met premiere of John Adams’s contemporary masterpiece, Doctor Atomic, screening November 8 at noon in Nashville theaters.

Baritone Gerald Finley as J. Robert Oppenheimer

Doctor Atomic explores a momentous episode of modern history: the creation of the atomic bomb.

Director Penny Woolcock makes her Met debut with this gripping story that changed the course of history. Baritone Gerald Finley plays J. Robert Oppenheimer, the title character. Conductor is Alan Gilbert; production: Penny Woolcock; with the voices of Sasha Cooke, Meredith Arwady, Gerald Finley, Eric Owens, Richard Paul Fink

While program and casting may be subject to change, this global broadcast series brings the Met’s finest music, conductors and voices to a the world. Running times are approximate. Intermissions in these performances are filled with backstage interviews and a glimpse of the action behind the staging of these great opera’s. Tickets for these performances are available now at the following theaters:

* Regal Green Hills 16, 3815 Green Hills Village Drive, Nashville TN 615-269-5910
* Regal Opry Mills 20, 570 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville TN (615) 514-3462


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