We are very excited to present the new season of the Met, broadcast in HD and Dolby Digital surround sound from the Met Opera in New York. If you are not sure If you are a fan of the Met, come see just one show, and you will be hooked. They are an amazing spectacle.
The Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy Award winning series The Met: Live in HD continues for a tenth season with 10 live transmissions.
All operas are sung in the original language with English subtitles. The run times listed include either one or two half hour intermissions, depending on the opera.
*casting subject to change
- Adults – $24
- Students & Children – $18
- Save 25% with a Season’s Pass!
- Adult Pass = $192 (that’s only $19 per show!)
- Student/Child Pass = $144 (that’s only $14 per show!)
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Jan.27 2018 – 9:55AM
Run time: 3 hours 18 min
Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume
Featuring: Sonya Yoncheva; Vittorio Grigolo, Zeljko Lucic
Synopsis: Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s Napoleonic-era sets and costumes, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for extraordinary singing. Sonya Yoncheva stars as the title prima donna alongside Vittorio Grigolo and Bryn Terfel. Andris Nelsons conducts.
L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti)
Feb. 10 2018 – 9:00AM
Run time: 2 hours 59 min
Conductor: Domingo Hindoyan (debut)
Featuring: Pretty Yende, Matthew Polenzani
Synopsis: Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met as the feisty Adina, opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts.
La Bohéme (Puccini)
Feb. 24 2018 – 9:30AM
Run time: 3 hours 16 min
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Featuring: Sonya Yoncheva; Michael Fabiano
Synopsis: The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production starring a cast of young stars, including Sonya Yoncheva as the fragile Mimì and Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts.
Mar. 10 2018 – 9:55AM
Run time: 3 hours 50 min
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Featuring: Angela Meade, Elizabeth DeShong, Javier Camarena
Synopsis: This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years—with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast.
Così fan Tutte (Mozart)
Mar. 31 2018 – 9:55AM
Run time: 3 hours 56 min
Conductor: David Robertson
Featuring: Kelli O’Hara
Synopsis: A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award–winner Kelli O’Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test each other’s faithfulness. David Robertson conducts.
Luisa Miller (Verdi)
Apr. 14 2018 – 9:30AM
Run time: 3 hours 58 min
Featuring: Sonya Yoncheva; Piotr Beczala. Plácido Domingo
Synopsis: James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.
Apr. 28 2018 – 9:55AM
Run time: 3 hours 12 min
Conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Featuring: Joyce DiDonato
Synopsis: For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met. Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role, with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production.