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MET in HD Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde

October 8, 2016 12:00 noon

Tentative run time: 5:00 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 11:15 AM (45 minutes before the start time) by Greg Vitercik. Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for the…  Read More

MET in HD Don Giovanni

October 22, 2016 1:00 pm

Tentative run time: 3:22 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by Scott Morrison. The charismatic singer, Simon Keenlyside, plays the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling…  Read More

MET in HD SAARIAHO’s L’Amour de Loin

SUNDAY, December 11, 2016 7:00 pm

Tentative run time: 3:30 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 6:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by Greg Vitercik. Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera was described by the New York Times as “transfixing…a lushly beautiful score.” Commissioned…  Read More

MET in HD VERDI’s Nabucco

January 7, 2017 1:00 pm

Tentative run time: 2:45 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 AM (45 minutes before the start time) by Jim Pugh. The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator…  Read More

MET in HD GOUNOD’s Roméo et Juliette

January 21, 2017 1:00 pm

Tentative run time: 3:00 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by David Clark. When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New…  Read More

MET in HD DVOŘÁK’s, Rusalka

February 25, 2017 1:00 pm

Tentative run time: 2:30 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by Jim Pugh. Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting…  Read More

MET in HD VERDI’s La Traviata

March 11, 2017 1:00 PM

Tentative run time: 2:30 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by Scott Morrison. Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed…  Read More

MET in HD AMADEUS MOZART’s Idomeneo

March 25, 2017 1:00 PM

Tentative run time: 4:00 hours. A free talk about this opera will be given in the studio on the lower level before the broadcast at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time) by Scott Morrison. Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus…  Read More

MET in HD TCHAIKOVSKY’s Eugene Onegin

April 22, 2017 12:30 PM

Tentative run time: 3:40 hours.   A free talk about this opera will be given by Scott Morrison in the studio on the lower level at 11:45 AM (45 minutes before the start time). Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and…  Read More

MET in HD STRAUSS’s Der Rosenkavalier

May 14, 2017 1:00 pm

Tentative run time: 4.12.   A free talk about this opera will be given by Scott Morrison in the studio on the lower level at 12:15 PM (45 minutes before the start time).   The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his…  Read More