The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning Live in HD series
returns to cinemas this October! Don’t miss the chance to experience thrilling
live opera transmissions, special interviews, and behind-the-scenes features from
the comfort of your local cinema.
All live events take place on Saturdays and are followed by special encore presentations of each screening at a later date. The full schedule of presentations is below.
Jake Heggie’s powerful work—based on Sister Helen Prejean’s memoir about her fight for the soul of a condemned murderer—receives its highly anticipated Met premiere in a new production by Ivo van Hove, starring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Dead Man Walking contains adult themes and strong language. Parental discretion advised.
Anthony Davis’s jazz-inflected opera arrives at the Met in a staging by Tony-nominated director Robert O’Hara, which imagines Malcolm—portrayed by baritone Will Liverman—as an Everyman whose story transcends time and space. Kazem Abdullah conducts.
Recorded live in 2006, the Met’s abridged, English-language version of Mozart's enchanting fairy tale returns to cinemas this holiday season in Tony Award–winning director Julie Taymor’s spellbinding staging.
Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s opera makes its Met premiere in a spellbinding production starring rising soprano Ailyn Pérez. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
The Met’s epic production about the fall of ancient Jerusalem at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar returns to cinemas, featuring baritone George Gagnidze in the imperious title role, alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska as his vengeful daughter Abigaille. Daniele Callegari conducts.
Director Carrie Cracknell reinvigorates one of opera’s most popular works with a new staging that modernizes Bizet’s tale of deadly passion. Mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina stars in the irresistible title role, alongside tenor Piotr Beczała as her lover Don José. Daniele Rustioni conducts.
Renowned soprano Lise Davidsen makes her role debut as the noble Leonora in the Met’s first new staging of Verdi’s tragedy in nearly 30 years, which sets the grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendettas, and family strife in a contemporary world. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor Benjamin Bernheim headline as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless tale, which returns to the Met in Tony Award–winning director Bartlett Sher’s lavish staging. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Puccini’s bittersweet romance makes a rare Met appearance in Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, starring soprano Angel Blue as the sophisticated courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman in his company debut as Ruggero. Speranza Scappucci conducts.
The Met’s beloved production of Puccini’s timeless tragedy returns to cinemas, with soprano Asmik Grigorian making her highly anticipated Met debut as Cio-Cio-San, alongside tenor Jonathan Tetelman as the callous American sailor Pinkerton. Xian Zhang conducts.