- Release Date: December 20, 2008
- Run Time: 3 hr 21 min
- Rating: NR
Synopsis: The LIVE transmission of Massenet’s Thaïs will be shown for one day only on Saturday, December 20th at 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT in select theatres nationwide. The radiant Renée Fleming plays the Egyptian courtesan in search of spiritual sustenance and Thomas Hampson is the monk Athanaël who falls from grace. Massenet’s sensual score is presented in a new production by John Cox with Jesús López-Cobos conducting.