THE MET: CAPTURED LIVE IN HD
THE ULTIMATE STAGE SPECTACLE ON CINEMA SCREENS
The Metropolitan Opera 2019 - 20 Season
The Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of operas captured live in high definition continues for its 14th year, featuring five new productions, including two Met premieres, screening concurrently with the New York season.
The Met: Live in HD is the largest provider of alternative cinema content in the world. The series brings live Met performances to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 71 countries around the world.
Tickets: Adults: $28.00, Concessions: $24.00
THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS
The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.
Approximately 3 hours 40 mins including interval.
AGRIPPINA George Frideric Handel
As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.
Approximately 4 hours 10 mins including interval.
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN (Der Fliegende Hollander) Richard Wagner
Evgeny Nikitin stars as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard, whose mesmerizing production of Parsifal recently wowed Met audiences, returns to stage Wagner’s eerie early masterwork.
Approximately 2 hours 44 mins including interval.
TOSCA Giacomo Puccini
Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her 16th Live in HD transmission, taking on the soaring title diva of Puccini's grand melodrama. Bertand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar's evocative production, with tenor Brian Jagde as Tosca's impassioned lover, Cavaradossi, and baritone Michael Volle as the sinister Scarpia.
Approximately 3 hours 17 mins including interval.
MARIA STUARDA Gaetano Donizetti
A pseudo-historical opera about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her bitter rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I, Donizetti’s drama thrills with intense stand-offs and impressive vocal displays. Soprano Diana Damrau and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton square off as two of history’s most formidable monarchs, with Maurizio Benini conducting.
Approximately 3 hours 6 mins including interval.