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Air Date: Sat, Aug 15, 2020 8:00 PM
Experience artist William Kentridge’s interpretation of Berg’s tragic opera set in an apocalyptic pre-World War I environment. Peter Mattei stars in the title role. Met music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 18, 2020 8:00 PM
Enjoy this classic American folk opera that brings 1920s Charleston to life with a beloved score from George Gershwin in a new production directed by James Robinson. Eric Owens and Angel Blue star in the title roles and David Robertson conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 27, 2020 8:00 PM
Star soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met performance of the title role in Manon, Massenet’s opera about a country girl with conflicting desires for love and luxury who is drawn into a life of glamorous — but hollow — Parisian sophistication.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 7:30 PM
Met music director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when two friends decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 8:00 PM
The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production by Bartlett Sher of Gounod's opera, based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette, Grigolo sings Romeo and Elliot Madore sings Mercutio. Gianandrea Noseda conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 25, 2017 7:30 PM
Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage’s staging of Mozart’s masterpiece. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 8:00 PM
Richard Strauss’ tragedy is presented in the late Patrice Chereau’s production, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. Nina Stemme stars as the vengeful princess, with Waltraud Meier, Adrianne Pieczonka, Eric Owens and Burkhard Ulrich.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 8:00 PM
The last opera in Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy, directed by Sir David McVicar, stars Sondra Radvanovsky as Elizabeth I and features Matthew Polenzani, Elina Garanca and Mariusz Kwiecien. Maurizio Benini conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 8:00 PM
Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role of Madama Butterfly in this new staging of the late Anthony Minghella’s critically acclaimed 2006 production. Roberto Alagna sings Lieutenant Pinkerton, the callous officer who crushes Butterfly’s dreams of love.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 8:00 PM
For the first time in a century, the Met stages Bizet’s lush, melodic romance. Diana Damrau leads the cast as Leila, with Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien as the two pearl fishers whose friendship is tested by their rivalry for her affections.
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