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The Metropolitan Opera Live 2018–2019

The Metropolitan Opera Live 2018–2019

The Metropolitan Opera Live


The Metropolitan Opera's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series returns to the big screen with the 2018-19 season. All live events take place on Saturdays. In addition to the live events, encore presentations at select locations take place on Wednesdays. The full schedule of events follows below. Don’t miss the chance to experience incomparable performances live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, as well as special interviews and behind-the-scenes features exclusive to the Live in HD series, all from the comfort of your neighborhood cinema!

The Met: Live in HD
Aida | IN THEATERS OCT 6, OCT 10
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Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival Amneris. Aleksandrs Antonenko is the warrior Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti takes the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

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Samson et Dalila | IN THEATERS OCT 20, OCT 24
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Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by Live in HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen.

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La Fanciulla del West | IN THEATERS OCT 27, OCT 31
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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, and Marco Armiliato conducts. 

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Marnie | IN THEATERS NOV 10, NOV 14
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Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which also inspired a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the enigmatic Marnie, and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues her—with disastrous results. Robert Spano conducts.

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The Magic Flute Special Encore | IN THEATERS DEC 1
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Julie Taymor’s dazzling production returns to select cinemas this holiday season in an encore presentation of the company's first-ever Live in HD transmission. James Levine conducts a winning ensemble including Matthew Polenzani, Nathan Gunn, and René Pape in this abridged, English-language version of Mozart’s classic fable.

La Traviata | IN THEATERS DEC 15, DEC 19
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love.

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Adriana Lecouvreur | IN THEATERS JAN 12, JAN 16
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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. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections, and Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet.

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Carmen | IN THEATERS FEB 2, FEB 6, FEB 9
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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.

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La Fille du Régiment | IN THEATERS MAR 3, MAR 6
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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. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Die Walküre | IN THEATERS MAR 30, APR 3
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In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts. 

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Dialogues des Carmélites | IN THEATERS MAY 11, MAY 15
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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.

 

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Theaters featuring The Metropolitan Opera Live 2018 - 2019:

Florida
Riverview 14 GDX (Riverview) 

Illinois
Randall 15 IMAX (Batavia) *Encore performance available.
Savoy 16 IMAX (Savoy) *Encore performance available.
Willow Knolls 14 (Peoria) 

Indiana
Hamilton 16 IMAX + GDX (Hamilton)
Portage 16 IMAX + GDX(Portage)
Wabash Landing 9 (West Lafayette) *Encore performance available.

Michigan
Canton 7 GDX (Canton)
Holland 7
(Holland)
Jackson 10
(Jackson)
Kalamazoo 10
 (Kalamazoo) *Encore performance available.
Krafft 8 (Port Huron)
Oxford 7 (Oxford)
Quality 10 GDX
 (Saginaw)
Quality 16 (Ann Arbor) *Encore performance available.
W. Columbia 7 (Battle Creek)

Missouri
Forum 8 (Columbia)