- Release Date: March 22, 2008
- Run Time: 5 hr 35 min
- Rating: NR
- Genre: Concert/Special Events
Synopsis: Fathom presents the excitement of The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinees - in HD on the Big Screen! The LIVE broadcast of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde will be shown for one day only on Saturday, March 22 at 12:30PM ET / 9:30AM PT in select theaters nationwide. Met Music Director and eminent Wagnerian James Levine conducts this much anticipated revival. Deborah Voigt, one of the world’s most celebrated Wagnerian sopranos, undertakes this iconic role for the first time at the Met. The leading Tristan of our time, Ben Heppner, portrays the other half of this archetypal couple on their mystical journey of love, sex, and death.