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The Met: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series returns to the big screen with the 2017-18 season. All live events take place on Saturdays. In addition to the live events, encore presentations take place on Wednesdays. The full schedule of events follows below. Don’t miss the chance to experience incomparable performances live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, as well as special interviews and behind-the-scenes features exclusive to the Live in HD series, all from the comfort of your neighborhood cinema!

In Theaters Oct 7, Oct 11

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Norma

This new production of Bellini’s masterpiece stars Sondra Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her rival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans.

In Theaters Oct 14, Oct 18

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Die Zauberflöte

Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the full-length, German version of Mozart’s magical fable, seen in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production, which captures both the opera’s earthy comedy and its noble mysticism.

In Theaters Nov 18, Nov 29

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The Exterminating Angel

The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name.

In Theaters Dec 9

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Hansel and Gretel

Just in time for the holidays, the Met presents a special encore presentation of Humperdinck’s fairytale opera Hansel and Gretel.

In Theaters Jan 27, Jan 31

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Tosca

Rivaling the splendor of Franco Zeffirelli’s Napoleonic-era sets and costumes, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for extraordinary singing. Sonya Yoncheva will make her role debut as the title prima donna alongside Vittorio Grigolo and Bryn Terfel. Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts.

In Theaters Feb 10, Feb 14

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L’Elisir d'Amore

Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met as the feisty Adina, opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” 

In Theaters Feb 24, Feb 28

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La Bohème

The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production starring a cast of young stars, including Sonya Yoncheva as the fragile Mimì and Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts.

In Theaters Mar 10, Mar 14

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Semiramide

This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years—with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Ryan Speedo Green complete the stellar cast.

In Theaters Mar 31, Apr 4

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Così fan tutte

A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.

In Theaters Apr 14, Apr 18

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Luisa Miller

James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.

In Theaters Apr 28, May 2

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Cendrillon

For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, starring outstanding mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato in the title role.

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