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The Metropolitan Opera:Live In HD 2018-19

The Metropolitan Opera:Live In HD 2018-19

The Metropolitan Opera in New York has been the vibrant home for the world's most creative operatic artists since 1883. Known as one of the great music venues in the world, its work is renowned for being both ground-breaking and classic. 

For the last decade The Met: Live in HD has showcased incredible operas to more than 2000 cinemas across 6 continents every year. 

  • Runtime: 236 Minutes
    Starring: Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko
    Language: Italian (with English subtitles)
    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.
  • Runtime: 209 Minutes
    Starring: Roberto Alagna, Elīna Garanča, Laurent Naouri, Elchin Azizov, Dmitry Belosselskiy
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    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. Darko Tresnjak, the Tony Award–winning director of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing the first new Met production of the opera in 20 years. Sir Mark Elder conducts.
  • Runtime: 222 Minutes
    Starring: Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Carlo Bosi, Željko Lučić
    Language: Italian (with English subtitles)
    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.
  • Runtime: 197 Minutes
    Starring: Isabel Leonard, Janis Kelly, Denyce Graves, Iestyn Davies, Christopher Maltman
    Language: English
    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. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.
  • Runtime: 212 Minutes
    Starring: Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, Quinn Kelsey
    Language: Italian (with English subtitles)
    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. Diana Damrau is the doomed heroine Violetta, opposite Juan Diego Flórez as her lover, Alfredo, and Quinn Kelsey as Alfredo’s protective father, Giorgio Germont.
  • Runtime: 238 Minutes
    Starring: Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, Carlo Bosi, Ambrogio Maestri, Maurizio Muraro
    Language: Italian (with English subtitles)
    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. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.
  • Runtime: 221 Minutes
    Starring: Clémentine Margaine, Aleksandra Kurzak, Roberto Alagna, Alexander Vinogradov
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    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.
  • Runtime: 175 Minutes
    Starring: Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, Stephanie Blythe, Maurizio Muraro
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    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.
  • Runtime: 320 Minutes
    Starring: Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stuart Skelton, Jamie Barton, Greer Grimsley, Günther Groissböck
    Language: German (with English subtitles)
    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.
  • Runtime: 209 Minutes
    Starring: Isabel Leonard, Adrianne Pieczonka, Erin Morley, Karen Cargill, Karita Mattila, David Portillo, Dwayne Croft
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    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.