Resources

Main Menu


24 Event(s) Found in "The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD"

Madama Butterfly

Jul 11

Madama Butterfly 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world’s foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts. ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 40 MINS

Buy Tickets


Il Trovatore

Jul 18

Il Trovatore 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Soprano Anna Netrebko’s dramatic and vocal skills are on full display as Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her life for the love of the title troubadour. Tenor Yonghoon Lee sings the ill-fated Manrico, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky is his rival, and mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick is the mysterious gypsy with a troubled past. Marco Armiliato conducts Sir David McVicar’s gritty, Goya-inspired production. ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 41 MINS

Buy Tickets


Eugene Onegin

Jul 25

Eugene Onegin 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Beloved American soprano Renée Fleming joins Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited young love. The opera’s sweeping dramatic arc of this opera—youthful longing, rejection, regret, a desperate plea that comes too late—is perfectly mirrored in Tchaikovsky’s achingly beautiful music and in the gorgeous lighting of this strikingly minimal production. RUN TIME: 2 HRS 49 MINS

Buy Tickets


Turandot

Aug 1

Turandot 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China. Tenor Marco Berti is Calàf, the brave prince who sings “Nessun dorma” and wins her hand. Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production is conducted by Paolo Carignani. ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 18 MINS

Buy Tickets


Aida (Giuseppe Verdi)

Oct 6

Aida (Giuseppe Verdi) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

Buy Tickets


Aida (Encore)

Oct 14

Aida (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

Buy Tickets


Samson et Dalila (Camille Saint-Saëns)

Oct 20

Samson et Dalila (Camille Saint-Saëns) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Buy Tickets


La Fanciulla del West (Giacomo Puccini)

Oct 27

La Fanciulla del West (Giacomo Puccini) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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.

Buy Tickets


Samson et Dalila (Encore)

Nov 4

Samson et Dalila (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Buy Tickets


Marnie (Nico Muhly/Libretto Nicholas Wright)

Nov 10

Marnie (Nico Muhly/Libretto Nicholas Wright) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

Buy Tickets


La Fanciulla del West (Encore)

Dec 2

La Fanciulla del West (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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.

Buy Tickets


Marnie (Encore)

Dec 9

Marnie (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

Buy Tickets


La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi)

Dec 15

La Traviata (Giuseppe Verdi) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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.

Buy Tickets


La Traviata (Encore)

Jan 6

La Traviata (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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.

Buy Tickets


Adriana Lecouvreur (Francesco Cilea)

Jan 12

Adriana Lecouvreur (Francesco Cilea) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Tickets on sale July 18. 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. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.

Buy Tickets