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The Met: Live in HD

HD Live Streams from the world-famous Metropolitan Opera!

The Met: Live in HD is the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody Award– and Emmy Award–winning series of opera performances transmitted live from the stage of the Met into movie theaters worldwide.

Experience extraordinary opera performances live from the Metropolitan Opera in your local cinema. The season features ten live transmissions starring the greatest artists in opera.

All events feature intermissions.

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Upcoming The Met: Live in HD Showings

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]

First Viewing: October 23, 2021

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]

First Viewing: December 4, 2021

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]

First Viewing: January 1, 2022

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]

First Viewing: January 29, 2022

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]

First Viewing: March 12, 2022

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]

First Viewing: March 26, 2022

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]

First Viewing: May 7, 2022

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]

First Viewing: May 21, 2022

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]

First Viewing: June 4, 2022

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