The Met: Live in HD Upcoming Broadcasts

July 29th, 2019The Met: Live in HD Upcoming Broadcasts

Presented by Fathom Events, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning Live in HD series returns to AMC this October with 10 live broadcasts — five of which are new productions, including the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.

Tickets are on sale now to experience the thrilling live performances, special interviews and behind-the-scenes features from the comfort of your local AMC theatre. Enjoy up to $5 off each ticket when you buy adult tickets to three or more different performances, only available at the box office.

Learn more about the upcoming shows and get your tickets at AMC today.

10/12 Live, 10/16 Encore: Turandot

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Puccini's final opera is an epic fairy tale set in a China of legend, loosely based on a play by 18th-century Italian dramatist Carlo Gozzi. Though still recognizably Puccini, Turnadot features an unusual score with an astounding and innovative use of chorus and orchestra.

Upon Puccini’s unexpected passing, composer Franco Alfano completed the opera’s final scene. Conductor Arturo Toscanini oversaw Alfano's contribution and led the world premiere.

10/26 Live, 10/30 Encore: Manon

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Rising soprano Lisette Oropesa stars in Massenet's tale of passion, excess and their consequences. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux. Maurizio Benini conducts Laurent Pelly's enchanting production.

11/9 Live, 11/13 & 11/16 Encore: Madama Butterfly

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Anthony Minghella's vividly cinematic staging returns to theatres, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera's most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes Andrea Care as Pinkerton, Placido Domingo as Sharpless and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

11/23 Live, 12/4 Encore: Akhnaten

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Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass's transcendent contemporary creation, while Karen Kamensek conducts. Phelim McDermott's stunning production employs skilled acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt.

12/7 Encore: The Magic Flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s last opera is a two-act work that includes both singing and spoken dialogue, with a German libretto by Austrian actor and theatrical producer Emanuel Schikaneder. On the surface, The Magic Flute is a fairy tale that focuses on a damsel in distress and the handsome prince who rescues her. But the opera is also a story about the quest for wisdom and enlightenment as presented through symbols of Freemasonry.

1/11 Live, 1/15 Encore: Wozzeck

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Led by music director Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Berg's 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie. Groundbreaking visual artist and director William Kentridge unveils a bold new staging set in an apocalyptic wasteland.

2/1 Live, 2/5 & 2/8: Porgy and Bess

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The Gershwins' modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson's stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion and heartbreak of its inhabitants.

2/29 Live, 3/4 Encore: Agrippina

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As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel's tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar's wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.

3/14 Live, 3/18 Encore: Der Fliegende Holländer

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Bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard, whose mesmerizing production of Parsifal recently wowed Met audiences, returns to stage Wagner's eerie early masterwork.

4/11 Live, 4/15 & 4/18 Encore: Tosca

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In her 16th Live in HD appearance, superstar soprano Anna Netrebko takes on the soaring title diva of Puccini's grand melodrama, with tenor Brian Jagde as Tosca's impassioned lover, Cavaradossi, and baritone Michael Volle as the sinister Scarpia.Bertrand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar's evocative production.

5/9 Live, 5/13 Encore: Maria Stuarda

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A pseudo-historical opera about Mary Queen of Scots and her bitter rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I, Donizetti's drama thrills with intense standoffs and impressive vocal displays. Soprano Diana Damrau and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton square off as two of history's most formidable monarchs, while Maurizio Benini conducts.

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