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MET Opera: Aida
MET Opera: Aida
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.
Release Date: 6.10.2018, Length: 3h 36 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Sonja Frisell
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MET Opera: Samson and Delilah
MET Opera: Samson et Dalila
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. Laurent Naouri co-stars as the High Priest, with Elchin Azizov as the Philistine King Abimélech and Dmitry Belosselskiy as the Old Hebrew.
Release Date: 20.10.2018, Length: 3h 04 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Darko Tresnjak
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MET Opera: The Girl of the Golden West
MET Opera: La Fanciulla del West
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.
Release Date: 27.10.2018, Length: 3h 22 min
Genres: Opera
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MET Opera: Marnie
MET Opera: Marnie
Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs.
Release Date: 10.11.2018, Length: 2h 52 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Michael Mayer
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MET Opera: The Magic Flute
MET Opera: The Magic Flute
This was the groundbreaking broadcast that launched the Met’s heralded Live in HD series, seen by opera lovers in movie theaters around the world. Adults and children alike were enchanted by the whimsical humor and breathtaking puppetry of Julie Taymor’s hit production, presented in a shortened English-language version.
Release Date: 3.12.2018, Length: 2h 30 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Gary Halvorson
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MET Opera: La Traviata
MET Opera: La Traviata
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons.
Release Date: 15.12.2018, Length: 3h 07 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Michael Mayer
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MET Opera: Adriana Lecouvreur
MET Opera: Adriana Lecouvreur
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.
Release Date: 12.01.2019, Length: 3h 33 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: Carmen
MET Opera: Carmen
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.
Release Date: 2.02.2019, Length: 3h 21 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Richard Eyre
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MET Opera: The Daughter of the Regiment
MET Opera: La Fille du Régiment
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.
Release Date: 2.03.2019, Length: 2h 35 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Laurent Pelly
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MET Opera: The Valkyrie
MET Opera: Die Walküre
The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.
Release Date: 30.03.2019, Length: 4h 55 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Robert Lepage
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MET Opera: Dialogues of the Carmelites
MET Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites
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.
Release Date: 11.05.2019, Length: 3h 09 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
John Dexter