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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

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 roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best…  Read More

Met Live in HD: La Fanciulla del West

Oct. 27, 2018 1:00 pm

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 of the outlaw she loves. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. 222 minutes OCM alumnus Alok Kumar will sing the role of…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Marnie

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

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 team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which…  Read More

Met Live in HD: La Traviata (New Production)

Dec. 22, 2018 (differs from the Mets schedule) 1:00 pm

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 time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur

Jan. 12, 2019 1:00 pm

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 soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features…  Read More

Met Live in HD: Carmen

Feb. 2, 2019 1:00 pm

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, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. 221 minutes Yonghoon Lee, closely associated with OCM, sang Don José in…  Read More

La Fille du Régiment

March 2, 2019 1:00 pm

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 Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. 175…  Read More

Die Walküre

March 30, 2019 12:00 pm

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 Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. 320…  Read More

Dialogues des Carmélites

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

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 as the Prioress. 209 minutes Pre-performance talk at 12:15 pm will be given by Scott Morrison…  Read More