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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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The Metropolitan Opera: HD Live presentation of Samson et Dalila  

New Production. Saint-Saëns biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars El?na Garan?a and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew.  Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award-winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years.

Approximate run time: 3hrs, 29mins [2 intermissions]