Metropolitan Opera 2016 - 2017


The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of operas in high definition continues for its 11th year, featuring five new productions and a Met premiere, screening concurrently with the New York season.  

Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $22.00 available at the Box Office or Book Online.  All operas are subtitled in English.

The Metropolitan Opera's eleventh season will run from November 2016 - August 2017.



Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss) – Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 August 2017 at 1.00pm        NEW PRODUCTION

“Robert Carsen, in a brilliant move, has updated the original setting … Take this new production and savor it.” —The New Yorker

“Ardent, coltish, and radiantly sung.” Washington Post

“Fleming should be proud of the magnificent performance she gave … She sang beautifully on this milestone night for her, and for opera.” New York Times

“As beautiful as ever, and a subtle, sensitive actress, Fleming gave a performance of deep feeling… Magical moments.” Wall Street Journal

Conductor: James Levine  
Production: Robert Carsen  
Set Designer: Paul Steinberg  
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet  
Cast: Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Matthew Polenzani (A Singer), Marcus Brück (Faninal), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs)            

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.