Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Parking Advisory! Please note that there is a Homecoming football game on Oct. 20 as well. Due to heavier than normal activity on campus, we suggest if possible, you arrive a little earlier than usual and park in lot 18. If lot 18 is full, there should be some overflow parking in lot 15 available. Please tell the parking lot attendants in the yellow vests that you are here for the opera and they will not charge you for parking. You can find a parking lot map of the campus here for reference.

Past Event

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Samson et Dalila (Camille Saint-Saëns)

Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča 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. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Run Time: 3 hrs 4 mins

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Can't make the live screening?

The encore of Samson et Dalila will be screened on Sunday, November 4. Click here for more info.

Broadcast in HD

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Oct20, 2018

1:00 PM


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