The Metropolitan Opera

  • The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-19 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, October 20, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Samson et Dalila

by Camille Saint-Saëns
Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Sir Mark Elder conducts. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, October 27, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

La Fanciulla del West

by Giacomo Puccini
Pre-opera talk, 12 PM
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, alongside star tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw Dick Johnson. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, November 10, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (Met Premiere)

Marnie

by Nico Muhly/Libretto: Nicholas Wright
Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, December 15, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

La Traviata

by Giuseppe Verdi
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and Quinn Kelsey as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, January 12, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (New Production)

Adriana Lecouvreur

by Francesco Cilea
For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, February 2, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Carmen

by Georges Bizet
Pre-opera talk, 12 PM
Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, March 2, 12:55 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

La Fille du Régiment

by Gaetano Donizetti
Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, March 30, 12 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Die Walküre

by Richard Wagner
The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-MariaWestbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts. LEARN MORE

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Saturday, May 11, 12 PM
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Dialogues des Carmélites

by Francis Poulenc
Pre-opera talk, 11 AM
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress. LEARN MORE

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