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NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurydice by Matthew Aucoin—the youngest composer to have a Metropolitan Opera premiere since 1938—reimagines the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus from Eurydice's point of view. The opera features a libretto by multi–award-winning playwright and author Sarah Ruhl, who adapted her acclaimed 2003 play. The Saturday, December 4, matinee performance of Eurydice will be shown live in cinemas across the United States via Fathom Events' DBN (Digital Broadcast Network), as part of The Met: Live in HD series. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Tony Award–winning director Mary Zimmerman's evocative new staging. Soprano Erin Morley headlines the opera in the title role, starring opposite baritone Joshua Hopkins as Orpheus. Countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński is Orpheus's otherworldly alter ego, bass-baritone Nathan Berg is Eurydice's father, and tenor Barry Banks is Hades, the menacing ruler of the Underworld. Soprano Renée Fleming hosts the live cinema transmission.