Cal Poly Arts and Opera San Luis Obispo are proud to present a second season of The Met: Live in HD – a live-streaming, high-definition transmission series screened at the Performing Arts Center direct from the famed Metropolitan Opera’s stage in New York City.


Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore”

New Production

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Cohan Center
9:55 a.m.

Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in Bartlett Sher’s new production of one of the greatest comic gems in opera, as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts.

Sponsored by Robert and Phyllis Frank, in memory of Clifford Chapman


Verdi’s “Otello”

Saturday, October 27, 2012
Cohan Center
9:55 a.m.

Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano Renée Fleming. Semyon Bychkov conducts.

Sponsored by Dr. Jan W. Simek and Judy Lang

Ticket pricing:

– $27 for single opera ticket, all fees included

– $270 for all 12 simulcasts (save $54)

– $135 for 6 simulcasts (save $27)

– Students only pay $12 per simulcast

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Performing Arts Center by calling 756-4TIX (4849) or ordering online at

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