The Met: Live in HD 2018-19

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Upcoming The Met: Live in HD Performances

The Metropolitan Opera's Emmy and Peabody Award–winning Live in HD series returns to the big screen this October! 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 available for purchase now ($26/$20-Student). You may purchase online via the links below or stop by the theater. Tickets must be purchased per performance because seating is reserved and the same seat may not be available for every performance. Presented in HD with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound.

Aida

The Met: Live in HD | October 6

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

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$26/$20 Student

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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. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met’s monumental production. REVIVAL

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Librettist: Antonio Ghislanzoni
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti Sung In: Italian
Met Titles: English
World premiere: Cairo Opera House, 1871
Starring: Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, & Ryan Speedo Green
Runtime: 3h 36m

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Samson et Dalila

The Met: Live in HD | October 20

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

$26/$20 Student

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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 Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years. NEW PRODUCTION AND FIRST TIME IN HD.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Librettist: Ferdinand Lemaire
Conductor: Mark Elder
Sung In: French
Met Titles: English
Starring: Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna, Elchin Azizov, Laurent Naouri, & Dmitry Belosselskiy
Runtime: 3h 4m

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La Fanciulla del West

The Met: Live in HD | October 27

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

$26/$20 Student

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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. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov also sings some performances. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. REVIVAL.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Librettist: Guelfo Civinni and Carlo Zangarini
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Sung In: Italian
Met Titles: English
World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1910
Starring: Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Carlo Bosi, Željko Lučić, & Michael Todd Simpson
Runtime: 3h 22m

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Marnie

The Met: Live in HD | November 10

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

$26/$20 Student

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Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining 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 also inspired a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the enigmatic Marnie, and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues her—with disastrous results. Robert Spano conducts. MET PREMIERE PRODUCTION AND FIRST TIME IN HD.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Nico Muhly
Conductor: Robert Spano
Sung In: English
Starring: Isabel Leonard, Janis Kelly, Denyce Graves, Iestyn Davies & Christopher Maltman
Runtime: 2h 52m

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La Traviata

The Met: Live in HD | December 15

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

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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 is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo. NEW PRODUCTION.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave
Sung In: Italian
Met Titles In: English
World Premiere: Venice, Teatro la Fenice, 1853
Starring: Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, & Quinn Kelsey
Runtime: 3h 7m

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Adriana Lecouvreur

The Met: Live in HD | January 12

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

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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 mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar’s staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the “elegant production, sumptuously designed … The spectacle guarantees a good night out.” FIRST TIME IN HD.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Francesco Cilea
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Librettist: Arturo Colautti
Sung In: Italian
Met Titles In: English
World Premiere: Teatro Lirico, Milan, 1902
Starring: Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczala, Carlo Bosi, Ambrogio Maestri, & Maurizio Muraro
Runtime: 3h 33m

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Carmen

The Met: Live in HD | February 2

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

$26/$20 Student

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Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. Carmen (Georges Bizet) REVIVAL.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Georges Bizet
Conductor: Louis Langrée
Librettist: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy
Sung In: French
Met Titles In: English
World premiere: Opéra Comique, Paris, 1875
Starring: Aleksandra Kurzak, Clémentine Margaine, Roberto Alagna, & Alexander Vinogradov
Runtime: 3h 21m

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La Fille du Régiment

The Met: Live in HD | March 2

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:55 p.m.

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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. REVIVAL.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor: Enrique Mazzola
Librettist: Georges Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean-François Bayard
Sung In: French
Met Titles In: English
World Premiere: Opéra Comique, Paris, 1840
Starring: Pretty Yende, Stephanie Blythe, Javier Camarena, & Maurizio Muraro
Runtime: 2h 35m

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Die Walküre

The Met: Live in HD | March 30

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:00 p.m.

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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. Die Walküre (Richard Wagner) REVIVAL.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Conductor: Philippe Jordan
Librettist: Richard Wagner
Sung In: German
Met Titles In: English
World Premiere: Court Theater, Munich, 1870
Starring: Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jamie Barton, Stuart Skelton, Greer Grimsley, & Günther Groissböck
Runtime: 4h 55m

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Dialogues des Carmélites

The Met: Live in HD | May 11

200 Seats | Reserved Seating | 12:00 p.m.

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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. REVIVAL AND FIRST TIME IN HD.

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Fathom Events (2018)
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Librettist: Francis Poulenc, after Georges Bernanos
Sung In: French
Met Titles In: English
World Premiere: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1957
Starring: Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, Erin Morley, Karen Cargill, Karita Mattila, & David Portillo
Runtime: 3h 9m

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