Met Opera: Akhnaten

GENRE: Opera
RATING: NR
RUNNING TIME: 3:41
RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2019
STARRING: Dísella Lárusdóttir, J'Nai Bridges, Anthony Roth Costanzo
WRITER(S): Philip Glass
MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s modern masterpieces, with star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo as the revolutionary title ruler who transformed ancient Egypt—in cinemas November 23. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott offers an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts.