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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
  • Encore Pricing – Adults $16 & Youth $10 (applies to The Magic Flute)
  • $5 ShuGo passes available for youth at the Salmon Arm Arts Centre! Visit here for more information.
At the Classic

Giuseppe Verdi
Aida REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Nicola Luisotti

PRODUCTION
Sonja Frisell

FEATURING
Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili

SYNOPSIS
Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival in the Met’s monumental production. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Saturday, October 6 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Camille Saint-Saëns
Samson et Dalila NEW PRODUCTION AND FIRST TIME IN HD

CONDUCTOR
Sir Mark Elder

PRODUCTION
Darko Tresnjak

FEATURING
Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna

SYNOPSIS
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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Giacomo Puccini
La Fanciulla del West REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Marco Armiliato

PRODUCTION
Giancarlo Del Monaco

FEATURING
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Željko Lučić

SYNOPSIS
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. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Nico Muhly/Libretto Nicholas Wright
Marnie MET PREMIERE PRODUCTION AND FIRST TIME IN HD

CONDUCTOR
Robert Spano

PRODUCTION
Michael Mayer

FEATURING
Isabel Leonard, Christopher Maltman

SYNOPSIS
Based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, Marnie has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband. Sung in English with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, November 10, 2018 @ 9:55am

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Magic Flute REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Harry Bickett

PRODUCTION
Julie Taymor

FEATURING
Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Rene Pape

SYNOPSIS
Celebrated director Julie Taymor, who brought The Lion King to Broadway, brings dancing bears, flying birds, even a giant serpent – vividly to life through her ingenious use of puppetry in this 90 minutes abridged opera for the holidays. Sung in English with English subtitles.

December 1 @ 9:55am at the Salmar Grand

Encore Pricing – Adults $16 & Youth $10

At the Classic

Giuseppe Verdi
La Traviata NEW PRODUCTION

CONDUCTOR
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

PRODUCTION
Michael Mayer

FEATURING
Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez

SYNOPSIS
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy. 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. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Francesco Cilea
Adriana Lecouvreur FIRST TIME IN HD

CONDUCTOR
Gianandrea Noseda

PRODUCTION
Sir David McVicar

FEATURING
Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala

SYNOPSIS
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. The action is partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Georges Bizet
Carmen REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Louis Langrée

PRODUCTION
Sir Richard Eyre

FEATURING
Clémentine Margaine, Roberto Alagna

SYNOPSIS
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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, February 2, 2019 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Gaetano Donizetti
La Fille du Régiment REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Enrique Mazzola

PRODUCTION
Laurent Pelly

FEATURING
Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena

SYNOPSIS
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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 9:55am

At the Classic

Richard Wagner
Die Walküre REVIVAL

CONDUCTOR
Philippe Jordan

PRODUCTION
Robert Lepage

FEATURING
Christine Goerke

SYNOPSIS
The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as Brünnhilde. Sung in German with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 9:00am

At the Classic

Francis Poulenc
Dialogues des Carmélites REVIVAL AND FIRST TIME IN HD

CONDUCTOR
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

PRODUCTION
John Dexter

FEATURING
Isabel Leonard, Karita Mattila

SYNOPSIS
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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

LIVE
Saturday, May 11, 2019 @ 9:00am