The Metropolitan Opera

  • The Metropolitan Opera’s 2016-17 Live in HD season is newly announced.  See the schedule below and plan to watch from the comfort of the Shalin Liu Performance Center! Enjoy Surround Sound™ and reserved seating.

Rusalka 160

Saturday, February 25, 12:55 PM
Met Live in HD 2016-17 Season
New Production

Rusalka        

by Antonin Dvorâk
Met Lunch, 12 PM
Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalka’s heart.  LEARN MORE

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La Traviata 160

Saturday, March 11, 12:55 PM
Saturday, March 11, 7 PM (Re-broadcast showing)
Met Live in HD 2016-17 Season

La Traviata

by Giuseppe Verdi
Met Lunch, 12 PM
Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo.  LEARN MORE

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Please note that afternoon showing is sold-out, so purchase button will link to the evening encore showing.

 

Matthew Polenzani as Ernesto in Donizetti's "Don Pasquale." Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Taken during the rehearsal on October 25, 2010 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

Saturday, March 25, 12:55 PM
Met Live in HD 2016-17 Season

Idomeneo

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM
Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, 12 PM

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role.  LEARN MORE

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Saturday, April 22, 12:55 PM
Met Live in HD 2016-17 Season

Eugene Onegin

by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM
Pre-Opera Talk with Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, 12 PM
Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Peter Mattei plays the title character (replacing Dmitri Hvorostovsky), who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late.  LEARN MORE

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Opera 101 Handel Rosenkavalier

Saturday, May 13, 12:30 PM
Met Live in HD 2016-17 Season
New Production

Der Rosenkavalier

by Richard Strauss
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. LEARN MORE

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