Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Talents of the world’s premiere performers as well as visionary directors from New York’s Metropolitan Opera are presented in high-def videos and surround sound with easy to read subtitles on our new 30’ state-of-the-art screen. Combining the electricity and immediacy of live performance with a technical artistry, there’s not a bad seat in the house!

Presentations of the Met: Live in HD series at Monmouth University are made possible by a generous gift from University Trustee Robert Sculthorpe, as well as gifts from the Fairleigh S. Dickinson, Jr. Foundation Inc. and the Nicola Musso Charitable Foundation.

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor Neubauer Family Foundation, and Digital support of The Met: Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg.

Upcoming Events

Turandot
Broadcast in HD

Oct 12

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Turandot

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love.

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Turandot Encore
Broadcast in HD

Oct 20

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Turandot Encore

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love.

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Manon
Broadcast in HD

Oct 26

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Manon

Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting Laurent Pelly’s enchanting production

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Manon Encore
Broadcast in HD

Nov 3

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Manon Encore

Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting Laurent Pelly’s enchanting production.

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Madama Butterfly
Broadcast in HD

Nov 9

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

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Akhnaten
Broadcast in HD

Nov 23

1 PM
Pollak Theatre

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

Akhnaten

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt.

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