The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at The Athena Cinema

Date/Time
Date(s) - October 26, 2019
12:55 pm - 4:25 pm


 

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.

 

UPCOMING THE MET: LIVE IN HD SHOWINGS

The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s TURANDOT

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy… [read more]

First Viewing: October 12, 2019

The Met: Live in HD Massenet’s MANON

Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting… [read more]

First Viewing: October 26, 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Minghella’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast… [read more]

First Viewing: November 9, 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Philip Glass’s AKHNATEN

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production  employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical… [read more]

First Viewing: November 23, 2019

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]

First Viewing: December 7, 2019

The Met: Live in HD: Berg’s WOZZECK

Berg’s 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie.  Groundbreaking visual artist… [read more]

First Viewing: January 11, 2020

The Met: Live in HD: The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS

The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s  stylish production transports… [read more]

First Viewing: February 1, 2020

The Met: Live in HD: Philip Glass’s AGRIPPINA

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical… [read more]

First Viewing: February 29, 2020

The Met: Live in HD: Wagner’s DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard, whose mesmerizing production of Parsifal recently wowed Met audiences,… [read more]

First Viewing: March 14, 2020

The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s TOSCA

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her 16th Live in HD transmission, taking on the soaring title diva of Puccini’s grand melodrama. Bertrand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar’s evocative production, with… [read more]

First Viewing: April 11, 2020

The Met: Live in HD: Donizetti’s MARIA STUARDA

A pseudo-historical opera about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her bitter rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I, Donizetti’s drama thrills with intense stand-offs and impressive vocal displays. Soprano Diana Damrau and mezzo-soprano Jamie… [read more]

First Viewing: May 9, 2020

Location
The Athena Cinema

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