METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE
The Met: Live in HD’s 2019 Season will feature ten transmissions, live from Metropolitan Opera stage, including four new productions and starry revivals featuring the world’s leading artists.
The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met’s grand production of Verdi’s Aida, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko. The company also announced that Yannick Nézet-Séguin will become the Met’s Music Director for the start of the 2018-19 season, accelerating his arrival in the post by two seasons.
Season at a Glance: The Met: Live in HD 2019
The Live in HD season begin on Saturday, October 6 at 9:55AM with Aida. Future transmissions are as follows:
- Adriana Lecouvreur (January 12 at 9:55AM)
- Carmen (February 2 at 9:55AM)
- La Fille du Régiment (March 2 at 9:55AM)
- Die Walküre (March 30 at 9AM)
- Dialogues des Carmélites (May 11 at 9AM)
All ten operas will be transmitted live from the Met stage.
ABOUT THE MET: LIVE IN HD
Live in HD audiences around the world will see ten live performances from the Met’s 2018-19 season. The Met: Live in HD is the largest provider of alternative cinema content in the world, with more than 22 million tickets sold over the first 11 years of the series. The series brings live Met performances to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 71 countries around the world. The Met: Live in HD series has increased accessibility to Met performances for audiences around the world. With a global average ticket price of $23 in the 2015-16 season, the series has made world-class performances accessible to millions of opera lovers each season. Met stars serve as hosts for the HD series, conducting live interviews with cast, crew, and production teams, and introducing the popular behind-the-scenes features. The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor, The Neubauer Family Foundation. Global sponsorship of The Met: Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of Jacqueline Desmarais, in memory of Paul G. Desmarais Sr.
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