The Metropolitan Opera

  • The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 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.

Saturday, November 18, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

The Exterminating Angel

by Thomas Adès
Met Lunch, 12 PM
The Exterminating Angel
has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, January 27, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

Tosca

by Giacomo Puccini
New Production 
Met Lunch, 12 PM
James Levine (replacing Andris Nelsons) conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar. Sonya Yoncheva (replacing Kristine Opolais) and Vittorio Grigolo star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel as the villainous Scarpia. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, February 10, 12 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

L’Elisir d’Amore

by Gaetano Donizetti
Met Lunch, 10:30 AM | Pre-opera talk with Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, 11 AM
Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yende as the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, February 24, 12:30 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

La Bohème

by Giacomo Puccini
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM
An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì opposite Michael Fabiano as the passionate writer Rodolfo. Susanna Phillips reprises the role of the flirtatious Musetta and Lucas Meachem sings the role of her lover, the painter Marcello. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, March 10, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

Semiramide

by Gioachino Rossini
First Time in HD
Met Lunch, 12 PM
Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide. Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years, will be conducted by Maurizio Benini and feature Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, March 31, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

Così fan tutte

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
New Production
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM | Pre-opera talk with Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, 12 PM | Après Opera talk

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson. Set in the 1950s on Coney Island, the cast features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi; Serena Malfi as her sister, Dorabella. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, April 14, 12:30 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

Luisa Miller

by Giuseppe Verdi
First Time in HD
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM
Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, April 28, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 17-18

Cendrillon

by Jules Massenet
Met Premiere
Met Lunch, 11:30 AM | Pre-opera talk with Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, 12 PM

Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly. Joyce DiDonato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character. LEARN MORE

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