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Giuseppe Verdi

Aida Revival

Conductor

Nicola Luisotti

Production

Sonja Frisell

Featuring

Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili

Synopsis

Soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her formidable rival in the Met’s monumental production. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Camille Saint-Saëns

Samson et Dalila New production and First time in HD

Conductor

Sir Mark Elder

Production

Darko Tresnjak

Featuring

Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna

Synopsis

Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila stars Elīna Garanča and Roberto Alagna in the title roles; the pair was last seen together by HD audiences in the acclaimed 2010 transmission of Bizet’s Carmen. Sung in French with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Giacomo Puccini

La Fanciulla del West Revival

Conductor

Marco Armiliato

Production

Giancarlo Del Monaco

Featuring

Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Željko Lučić

Synopsis

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. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Nico Muhly/Libretto Nicholas Wright

Marnie MET premiere production and first time in HD

Conductor

Robert Spano

Production

Michael Mayer

Featuring

Isabel Leonard, Christopher Maltman

Synopsis

Based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, Marnie has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband. Sung in English with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute Revival

Conductor

James Levine

Production

Julie Taymor

Featuring

Nathan Gunn, Ying Huang, Matthew Polenzani, Rene Pape

Synopsis

Celebrated director Julie Taymor, who brought The Lion King to Broadway, brings dancing bears, flying birds, even a giant serpent – vividly to life through her ingenious use of puppetry in this 120 minutes abridged opera for the holidays. Sung in English with English subtitles.

Encores

Giuseppe Verdi

La Traviata New production

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Production

Michael Mayer

Featuring

Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez

Synopsis

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy. This new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Francesco Cilea

Adriana Lecouvreur First time in HD

Conductor

Gianandrea Noseda

Production

Sir David McVicar

Featuring

Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala

Synopsis

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. The action is partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Georges Bizet

Carmen Revival

Conductor

Louis Langrée

Production

Sir Richard Eyre

Featuring

Clémentine Margaine, Roberto Alagna

Synopsis

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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Gaetano Donizetti

La Fille du Régiment Revival

Conductor

Enrique Mazzola

Production

Laurent Pelly

Featuring

Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena

Synopsis

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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Richard Wagner

Die Walküre Revival

Conductor

Philippe Jordan

Production

Robert Lepage

Featuring

Christine Goerke

Synopsis

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as Brünnhilde. Sung in German with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

Francis Poulenc

Dialogues des Carmélites Revival and first time in HD

Conductor

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Production

John Dexter

Featuring

Isabel Leonard, Karita Mattila

Synopsis

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. Sung in French with English subtitles.

Live

Encores

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