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Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19 season has been announced! Click through for broadcast dates and to learn more about the productions. Discover the full season lineup at bit.ly/2GixfIp


Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Verdi’s “Aida” (October 6, 2018): 

The HD performance will star Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, and Aleksandrs Antonenko under the musical direction of Nicola Luisotti.

Live in HD October 6 MET Live in HD 2018/19

In what should be a highlight of the new season,Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-toe with Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Nicola Luisotti conducts duties. Learn more: bit.ly/2o6dJri

Photo by Marty Sohl / Met Opera






Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Saint-Saens’ “Samson et Dalila” (October 20, 2018): The opening night production will get its live transmission on Oct. 20,2018, with Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca in the title roles.


Conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Production: Darko Tresnjak
Set Designer: Alexander Dodge
Costume Designer: Linda J. Cho
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder
Cast: Samson (Roberto Alagna), Dalila (Elīna Garanča), High Priest (Laurent Naouri), Abimélech (Elchin Azizov), The Old Hebrew (Dmitry Belosselskiy)





Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” (October 27, 2018): Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek star in the Puccini opera under maestro Marco Armiliato.

Live in HD October 27
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. Learn more:bit.ly/2Etr0F4
Photo by Ken Howard / Met Opera






Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Muhly’s “Marnie” (November 10, 2018): Isabel Leonard leads the new production.

Christopher Maltman and Iestyn Davies also appear in the Muhly opera.

Live in HD November 10
Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with his 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. Learn more: bit.ly/2CkOSoo
Photo by Vincent Peters / Met Opera




Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Verdi’s “La Traviata” (December 15, 2018): Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, and Quinn Kelsey in a new production by Michael Mayer.

Live in HD December 15
Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrauplays the tragic heroine, Violetta. 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. Learn more: bit.ly/2Buc1bf 
Set design by Christine Jones




Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” (Jan 12, 2019): The New Years Eve new production will also get a run on the big screen with Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala in leading roles. The new production is by David McVicar and also stars Anita Rachvelishvili.

Live in HD January 12
Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on- and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar’s staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater,
premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where The Guardian praised the “elegant production, sumptuously designed… The spectacle guarantees a good night out.” Learn more:bit.ly/2o7fpjZ   Photo by Michael Poehn / Vienna State Opera




Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Metropolitan Opera Season 2018/19

Bizet’s “Carmen” (Feb. 2, 2019): Clémentine Margaine takes on her signature role opposite Roberto Alagna under Louis Langrée. Aleksandra Kurzak also stars.

Live in HD February 2
Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenor Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. Learn more: bit.ly/2st6z5R
Photo by Ken Howard / Met Opera







Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment” (March 2, 2019): The Donizetti work will showcase Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena in the leading roles alongside Stephanie Blythe as the Marquise of Berkenfield and Alessandro Corbelli as Suplice.

Live in HD March 2, 2019
Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yendeteam up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Enrique Mazzola conducts. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2oc5iuD  Photo by Marty Sohl / Met Opera







Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Wagner’s “Die Walküre” (March 30, 2019): The second opera in Wagner’s tetralogy gets an HD showcase with a cast that includes Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stuart Skelton, Jamie Barton, and Greer Grimsley under Phillippe Jordan.

Live in HD March 30, 2019
In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, Christine Goerke, Soprano plays Brunnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley and Michael Volle sing Wotan. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2EKMpcq  Photo by Ken Howard / Met Opera






Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Met Opera Live HD 2018/19

Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites” (May 11, 2019): Nézet-Séguin leads a cast that includes Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, Erin Morley, and Karita Matilla, among others, in Poulenc’s masterwork.

Live in HD May 1, 2019
Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2F4eqsX

Photo by Ken Howard / Met Opera



MET Live in HD 2018/19 – Marnie – Director’s video:


MET Live in HD 2018/19 – Samson & Dalila – Director’s video:


Photo by Vincent Peters / Met Opera


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