The Highlands Performing Arts Center will screen Live via Satellite the MET Opera’s production of Samson et Dalila at 12:55 p.m. on Saturday, October 20. Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic stars mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna in the title roles; Live in HD audiences last saw the pair together in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. The Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts. There will be a pre-opera discussion beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available online: highlandspac.org, at the door or by calling 828-526-9047. Highlands Performing Arts Center, 507 Chestnut Street, Highlands N.C.