Marcelo Álvarez, Karita Mattila, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Kathleen Kim, Dolora Zajick
NCM Fathom brings the seventh season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT in select movie theaters. Audiences can once again experience the work of Verdi in Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting which provides a compelling backdrop for Verdi’s dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.