Live in HD series

Updated: 2011-08-05 14:07

(China Daily)

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The Metropolitan Opera will introduce its Live in HD series to Shanghai, with Mozart's The Magic Flute. The project comprises a series of live opera performances that will be transmitted in high-definition video via satellite from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to select venues around the world. Audiences will watch the production on a big screen. The artistic director of Shanghai Grand Theater, Qian Shijin, promises it will be an astounding visual experience. Chinese soprano Huang Ying, who played a role in the production, will host the show.

7:30 p.m., Aug 27; 2 p.m., Aug 28. Shanghai Grand Theater, 300 Renmin Avenue. 021-6386-8686


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