Season Premieres

Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
5:30 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA : Saint-Saens Elder; Garanca, Alagna, Naouri, Azizov, Belosselskiy SID.18390106  * Opening Night of 2018-2019 Season * * LIVE Broadcast SirisuXm and *  Program * When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
LA BOHEME : Puccini Original Air Date: 09/25/2018 Cast: Gaffigan; Car, Blue, Grigolo, Dupuis, Luciano, Rose, Maxwell  SID.18390213  * Live Broadcast on Siriusxm  * Program * Puccini’s timeless masterpiece of love and loss features two … Continue reading "LA BOHEME"
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
AIDA : Verdi Original Air Date: 09/26/2018 Cast: Luisotti; Netrebko, Rachvelishvili, Antonenko, Kelsey, Belosselskiy, Green SID.18390321 * Live Broadcast  *  Program   *  Synopsis  * In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko … Continue reading "AIDA"
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST : Puccini Armiliato; Westbroek, Eyvazov, Bosi, Lucic, Simpson, Rose, Gradus SID.18400428  * Season Premiere * Live Broadcast on SIRIUSXM  *  PROGRAM   Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the … Continue reading "LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST"
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
MARNIE : Nico Muhly Original Air Date: 10/19/2018 Cast: Spano; Leonard, Kelly, Graves, Davies, Maltman  SID.18420535 * Live Broadcast on Siriusxm    *   Program   *   Synopsis * Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for … Continue reading "MARNIE"
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 10/25/2018 Rizzi; Radvanovsky, Calleja, Koch, Carfizzi SID.18430428 Live Broadcast  *  Program Met favorite Sondra Radvanovsky and rising star Jennifer Rowley share the title role of the volatile diva at the heart … Continue reading "TOSCA"
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 10/30/2018 Wellber; Yu, Margaine, Lee, Ketelsen SID.18440214 Live Broadcast * PROGRAM Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors … Continue reading "CARMEN"
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
MEFISTOFELE : Boito Original Air Date: 11/08/2018 Cast: Rizzi; Meade, Fabiano, Van Horn, Check SID.18450000  *  Live Broadcast  *  Program The spectacular Robert Carsen production returns to the Met for the first time since 2000, … Continue reading "MEFISTOFELE"
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES : Bizet Original Air Date: 11/14/2018 Cast: Villaume; Yende, Camarena, Kwiecien, Testé Live Broadcast SID.18460000  Penny Woolcock’s breathtaking production, a highlight of the 2015–16 season, makes its much awaited return with … Continue reading "LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES"
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
IL TRITTICO : Puccini Original Air Date: 11/23/2018 Cast: de Billy; Wagner, Blythe, Álvarez, Gagnidze, Muraro, Opolais, McKay, Blythe, Mkhitaryan, Blythe, Ayan, Domingo, Muraro  SID.18470000 Live Broadcast Jack O’Brien’s epic production of Puccini’s triple bill … Continue reading "IL TRITTICO"
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
LA TRAVIATA : Verdi Original Air Date: 12/04/2018 Cast: Nézet-Séguin; Damrau, Flórez, Kelsey Live Broadcast  Program Yannick Nézet-Séguin, in his debut as Met Opera Music Director, conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
OTELLO : Verdi Dudamel; Yoncheva, Johnson Cano,  Skelton (cancelled), Tanner (role debut), Dolgov, Lucic, Morris SEASON PREMIERE  – Live Broadcast  SYNOPSIS  –  PROGRAM MET OPERA PRESS RELEASE:  Carl Tanner will sing the title role in … Continue reading "OTELLO"
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
THE MAGIC FLUTE : Mozart Original Air Date: 12/29/2018 Cast: Bicket; Morley, Lewek, Bliss, Ryan, Gunn, Walker, Robinson  SID.18510000 Now a holiday tradition, Julie Taymor’s beloved production of Mozart’s enchanting fairy tale returns in its … Continue reading "THE MAGIC FLUTE"
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR : Cilea Original Air Date: 12/31/2018 Noseda; Netrebko, Rachvelishvili, Beczala, Bosi, Maestri, Muraro Live Broadcast  New Year’s Eve Gala New Production Premiere Program Based on a play by Eugène Scribe, the story was … Continue reading "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR"
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE : Debussy Original Air Date: 01/15/2019 Nézet-Séguin; Leonard, Lemieux, Appleby, Ketelsen, Furlanetto Live Broadcast      SID.19030000  READ SYNOPSIS Debussy’s only opera, a mesmerizing meditation on love and betrayal, returns to the … Continue reading "PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE"
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
8:00 pm
IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE:Tchaikovsky/Bartók Original Air Date: 01/24/2019 Nanasi; Yoncheva, Polenzani, Markov, Azizov, Kowaljow, Denoke, Finley SID.19040428 Mariusz Treliński’s haunting production of the pairing of Tchaikovsky’s and Bartók’s one-act operas makes its first return to … Continue reading "IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE"
Feb 7 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
9:00 pm
LA FILLE DU REGIMENT:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/07/2019 Mazzola; Yende, Blythe, Turner, Camarena, Corbelli SID.19060428Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria … Continue reading "LA FILLE DU REGIMENT"
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/12/2019 Luisotti; Sierra, Zaharia, Grigolo, Frontali, Kocán SID.19070214 Verdi’s tragic jester returns in Michael Mayer’s neon-bedecked, Las Vegas–themed production. Baritones Roberto Frontali and George Gagnidze share the title role, and soprano … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
8:00 pm
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/22/2019 Farnes; Schultz, Pérez, Lemieux, Johnson Cano, Demuro, Maestri, Rodríguez SID.19080535 Baritone Ambrogio Maestri brings his larger-than-life portrayal of the title role back for the first time since his Met role … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/09/2019 Jordan; Harmer, Barton, Cargill, Ernst, Siegel, Grimsley, Konieczny, Groissböck, Belosselskiy SID.19100640 PROGRAM 030919-Rheingold Freia……………….Wendy Bryn Harmer Fricka……………..Jamie Barton*  Erda………………..Karen Cargill Loge……………….Norbert Ernst (MET Debut) Mime………………Gerhard Siegel Donner……………Michael Todd Simpson … Continue reading "DAS RHEINGOLD"
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 11:55 pm
6:30 pm
DIE WALKÜRE:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/25/2019  LIVE Broadcast Jordan; Goerke, Westbroek, Barton, Skelton, Grimsley, Groissböck SID.19130106 In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke, in her MET role … Continue reading "DIE WALKÜRE"
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
8:00 pm
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO : Mozart Original Air Date: 04/03/2019 Koenigs; Fang, van den Heever, DiDonato, Murrihy, Polenzani, Van Horn Media: Live Broadcast SID.19140000 Tags: LIVE; 2019, Mozart
Apr 13 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
11:30 am
SIEGFRIED:Wagner Original Air Date: 04/13/2019 Jordan; Goerke, Morley, Cargill, Vinke, Siegel, Volle, Konieczny, Belosselskiy SID.19150639 SEASON PREMIERE Program 041319-Siegfried Opera News Broadcast Page
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner SEASON PREMIERE  Jordan; Goerke, Haller, Schuster, Schager, Nikitin, Konieczny, Owens SID.19170638 Program 042719-gotterdammerung Broadcast page from OPERA NEWS All Photos @MET OPERA
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
7:30 pm
DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES : Poulenc OAD: 05/03/2019  SID.19180535 Program 050319-dialogues-des-carmelites