Live at the Met in HD 2016 - 17

The new season of the Met's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning performance transmissions at your Lark Theater features ten presentations including five new productions, three operas new to the series, and starry revivals featuring the world’s leading artists.

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RUSALKA (Dvorák)

New Production

Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalka’s heart; Katarina Dalayman as Rusalka’s rival, the Foreign Princess; Eric Owens as the Water Sprite, Rusalka’s father; and Jamie Barton as the duplicitous witch Ježibaba.

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*Sat, Feb 25, 9:55am icn_doc
Wed, Mar 1, 6:30pm ENCORE Buy Tickets

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LA TRAVIATA (Verdi)


Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.

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*Sat, Mar 11, 9:55am icn_doc
Wed, Mar 15, 6:30pm ENCORE Buy Tickets

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IDOMENEO (Mozart)

First Time in HD

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace.

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*Sat, Mar 25, 9:55am icn_doc
Wed, Mar 29, 6:30pm ENCORE Buy Tickets

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EUGENE ONEGIN (Tchaikovsky)


Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late.  Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner’s staging, which opened the Met’s 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister Olga and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin.

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*Sat, Apr 22, 9:55am icn_doc
Wed, Apr 26, 6:30pm ENCORE Buy Tickets

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DER ROSENKAVALIER (R. Strauss)

New Production

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.

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*Sat, May 13, 9:30am icn_doc
Wed, May 17, 6:30pm ENCORE icn_doc

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