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2023-24 The Met: Live in HD Season On Sale Now

The Metropolitan Opera's Emmy and Peabody Award–winning Live in HD series is right here on Main Street! All live events take place on Saturdays. Don’t miss the chance to experience incomparable performances live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, as well as special interviews and behind-the-scenes features exclusive to the Live in HD series, all from the comfort of the Lyric! Tickets are ($26/$20-Student). Tickets must be purchased per performance because seating is reserved and the same seat may not be available for every performance. The 2023–24 season features an exhilarating lineup, including three company premieres, two additional new productions of repertory favorites, and four classic revivals. The season kicks off on October 21 with the highly anticipated Met-premiere production of Jake Heggie’s powerful story of redemption, Dead Man Walking, the most widely performed opera of the last 20 years, starring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and bass-baritone Ryan McKinny as Sister Helen Prejean and death-row inmate Joseph De Rocher (pictured). Tickets for the entire season are on sale now. Presented in HD with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound in Theater 1.

Forza

La Forza del Destino

The Met: Live in HD

March 9, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. | Theater 1 (200 Seats)  | The Met: Live in HD

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Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendettas, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented—and thrilling—heroines. Director Mariusz Treliński delivers the company’s first new Forza in nearly 30 years, setting the scene in a contemporary world and making extensive use of the Met’s turntable to represent the unstoppable advance of destiny that drives the opera’s chain of calamitous events. The distinguished cast also features tenor Brian Jagde as Leonora’s forbidden beloved, Don Alvaro; baritone Igor Golovatenko as her vengeful brother, Don Carlo; bass-baritone Patrick Carfizzi as Fra Melitone; and bass Soloman Howard as both Leonora’s father and Padre Guardiano.

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Rated (NR)
Fathom Events (2024)
Genre: Opera
Composer: Verdi
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Starring: Lise Davidsen, Brian Jagde, Igor Golovatenko, Patrick Carfizzi, & Soloman Howard

Runtime: 4h 20m EST

Romeo

Romeo et Juliette

The Met: Live in HD

March 23, 2024 at 12:55 p.m. | Theater 1 (200 Seats)  | The Met: Live in HD

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Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores. Bartlett Sher’s elegant staging also features baritone Will Liverman and tenor Frederick Ballentine as the archrivals Mercutio and Tybalt, mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as the mischievous pageboy Stéphano, and bass-baritone Alfred Walker as Frère Laurent.

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Rated (NR)
Fathom Events (2024)
Genre: Opera
Composer: Gounod
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Starring: Nadine Sierra, Samantha Hankey, Benjamin Bernheim, Frederick Ballentine, Will Liverman, & Alfred Walker

Runtime: 3h 30m EST

Rondine

La Rondine

The Met: Live in HD

April 20, 2024 at 12:55 p.m. | Theater 1 (200 Seats)  | The Met: Live in HD

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Puccini’s bittersweet love story returns to cinemas, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess. Maestro Speranza Scappucci conducts Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, which transports audiences from the heart of Parisian nightlife to a dreamy vision of the French Riviera. Soprano Emily Pogorelc and tenor Bekhzod Davronov complete the sterling cast as Lisette and Prunier.

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Rated (NR)
Fathom Events (2024)
Genre: Opera
Composer: Puccini
Conductor: Speranza Scappucci
Starring: Angel Blue, Emily Pogorelc, Jonathan Tetelman, & Bekhzod Davronov

Runtime: 2h 45m EST

Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

The Met: Live in HD

May 11, 2024 at 12:55 p.m. | Theater 1 (200 Seats)  | The Met: Live in HD

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Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong reprises the role of the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless. Acclaimed maestro Xian Zhang takes the podium to conduct Anthony Minghella’s vivid production.

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Rated (NR)
Fathom Events (2024)
Genre: Opera
Composer: Puccini
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Starring: Asmik Grigorian, Elizabeth DeShong, Jonathan Tetelman, & Lucas Meachem

Runtime: 3h 15m EST

The Met: Live in HD 2024-25 Season
Announced!

OFFENBACH Les Contes d’Hoffmann October 5, 2024 | 1:00 p.m.
TESORI Grounded October 19, 2024 | 1:00 p.m.
PUCCINI Tosca November 23, 2024 | 1:00 p.m.
VERDI Aida January 25, 2025 | 12:30 p.m.
BEETHOVEN Fidelio March 15, 2025 | 1:00 p.m.
MOZART Le Nozze di Figaro April 26, 2025 | 1:00 p.m.
STRAUSS Salome May 17, 2025 | 1:00 p.m.
ROSSINI Il Barbiere di Siviglia May, 31 2025 | 1:00 p.m.