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Sustainability Series: SEASONS OF CHANGE ON HENRY’S FARM (Part of AIFVF)

About the film For a quarter-century, Henry Brockman has worked alongside nature to grow delicious organic vegetables on his idyllic Midwestern farm. But farming takes a toll on his aging body and... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Terence Blanchard’s FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES

Opening Night of the 2021–22 season will be a historic occasion—the Met’s first performance of an opera by a Black composer. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s... [read more]

Sustainability Series: THE ANTS AND THE GRASSHOPPER

About the film Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in... [read more]

Sustainability Series: FANTASTIC FUNGI

About the film When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world. Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Matthew Aucoin’s EURYDICE

The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since opera’s earliest days. Rising American composer... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE

Julie Taymor’s kaleidoscopic production returns to select cinemas this holiday season in an encore presentation of the company’s first-ever Live in HD transmission. James Levine conducts a winning ensemble that includes tenor... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Massenet’s CINDERELLA

Continuing a treasured holiday tradition, the Met presents a new installment in its series of abridged opera adaptations for family audiences. Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s Cendrillon, a hit of the 2017–18... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Verdi’s RIGOLETTO

The Met rings in the new year with the gala premiere of a bold new take on Verdi’s timeless tragedy from Bartlett Sher. The Tony Award­–winning director resets the opera’s action in... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: R. Strauss’s ARIADNE AUF NAXOS

The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The outstanding cast for this March 12... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Verdi’s DON CARLOS

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition.... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s TURANDOT

Two of today’s most thrilling voices share the title role of the legendary cold-hearted princess: Christine Goerke, the Met’s reigning dramatic soprano, and superstar Anna Netrebko, making her long-awaited Met role debut... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Donizetti’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

In recent seasons, soprano Nadine Sierra has brought down the house at the Met with virtuosic vocalism and captivating stage presence as Gilda in Rigoletto, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Ilia in Idomeneo.... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD: Brett Dean’s HAMLET

When Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet had its world premiere at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian declared, “New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good … Shakespeare offers a gauntlet to composers that... [read more]