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Metropolitan Opera Live

Metropolitan Opera Live

For the last 10 years, we've had the great pleasure of offering our audiences the best in live opera from the Met in New York.  These simulcasts allow viewers on our little peninsula to feast their ears and eyes on some of the most spectacular productions the opera world has to offer.  They are a free backstage pass to the Met.  Not only will you see a full opera, but you get interviews with the performers and a peek into their lives behind the curtain.   

The new season of live operas from the Metropolitan Opera in New York begins October 6th.

10/6 - Aida
10/20 - Samson et Dalila
10/27 - La Fanciulla del West

11/10 - Marnie
12/15 - La Traviata
1/12 - Adriana Lecouvreur
2/2 - Carmen
3/2 - La Fille du Regiment
3/30 - Die Walkure
5/11 - Dialogues des Carmelites

TICKETS
Tickets go on sale to Metropolitan Opera Members only on July 12th at the box office (must present current Met member card). Tickets available to the general public beginning 7/18.

PRICES
Live Simulcasts: General $24, Seniors $22, Students/Children $16

FINE PRINT
Refunds accepted up to 7 days before an event.
There is a $5 service charge per ticket for refunds.
(Each opera purchased online requires a separate transaction and service fee).

Series Selections

Samson et Dalila
10/20

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. Saint-Saëns's biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elna Garanca 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. 3 hrs, 30 min.

La Fanciulla del West
10/27

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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 Lui is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. 3 hrs, 45 min.

Marnie
11/10

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 3 hrs, 20 min.

The Magic Flute
12/1

Met Opera Live in HD. Julie Taymor's beloved production of Mozart's enchanting fairy tale returns in its abridged, English-language version for families. Soprano Erin Morley is the empowered Pamina, and tenor Ben Bliss is the valiant Tamino. Baritone Nathan Gunn is the comic birdcatcher Papageno, and soprano Kathryn Lewek reprises her hair-raising rendition of the malevolent Queen of the Night. Harry Bicket conducts.

La Traviata
12/15

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 3 hrs, 30 min.

Adriana Lecouvreur
1/12/19

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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 Beczala. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea's tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. 4 hrs.

Carmen
2/2/19

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 3 hrs, 40 min.

La Fille du Regiment
3/2/19

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 2 hrs, 55 min.

Die Walküre
3/30/19

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts. 5 hrs, 20 min.

Dialogues de Carmélites
5/11/19

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 3 hrs, 30 min.

Samson et Dalila
10/20

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. Saint-Saëns's biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elna Garanca 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. 3 hrs, 30 min.

Aida - Rose Theatre
10/6
Aida - Rose Theatre

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD. 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. 4 hrs.