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General Info.

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

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Pricing

  • 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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At the Classic

Tosca (Puccini)

Jan.27 2018 – 9:55AM 

Run time: 3 hours 18 min

Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume

Featuring: Sonya Yoncheva; Vittorio Grigolo, Bryn Terfel

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.

At the Classic

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.

At the Classic

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.

At the Classic

Semiramide (Rossini)

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.

At the Classic

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.

At the Classic

Luisa Miller (Verdi)

Apr. 14 2018 – 9:30AM 

Run time: 3 hours 58 min

Conductor: TBA

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.

At the Classic

Cendrillon (Massenet)

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.