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Met Live in HD: Aida

Oct. 6, 2018 1:00 pm

In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Tenor Aleksandr Antonenko sings Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production. 236 minutes Yonghoon Lee, closely associated with OCM, will sing Radamès in the…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Samson et Dalila

Oct. 20, 2018 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Scott Morrison in the downstairs rehearsal room. When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title…  Read More

Met Live in HD: La Fanciulla del West

Oct. 27, 2018 1:00 pm

OCM alumnus Alok Kumar will sing the role of Harry in this performance. Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by David Clark in the downstairs rehearsal room. Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Marnie

Nov. 18, 2018 (differs from the Met's schedule) 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Jim Pugh in the downstairs rehearsal room. Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping re-imagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative…  Read More

Met Live in HD: La Traviata (New Production)

Dec. 15, 2018 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Scott Morrison in the downstairs rehearsal room. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur

Jan. 12, 2019 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Richard Marshak in the downstairs rehearsal room. Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Carmen

Feb. 2, 2019 1:00 pm

Yonghoon Lee, closely associated with OCM, sang Don José in the November performances. Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Jim Pugh in the downstairs rehearsal room. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenor Roberto Alagna as her lover,…  Read More

La Fille du Régiment

March 2, 2019 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Richard Marshak in the downstairs rehearsal room. Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic…  Read More

Die Walküre

March 30, 2019 12:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 11:15 pm will be given by Greg Vitercik in the downstairs rehearsal room. In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria…  Read More

Dialogues des Carmélites

May 12, 2019 (Differs from the Met's schedule) 1:00 pm

Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Scott Morrison in the downstairs rehearsal room. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met…  Read More