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The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD

In this tumultuous time, we are extremely excited to announce the return of The Metropolitan Opera season for 2021 – 2022, along with the brand-new feature length documentary, YANNICK: AN ARTIST'S JOURNEY.

After a trying year for all, we’re happy to announce a full slate of performances, including three contemporary Met premieres – the most since 1928 – and a total of six new productions!

The Metropolitan Opera in New York has been the vibrant home for the world's most creative operatic artists since 1883. Known as one of the great music venues in the world, its work is renowned for being both ground-breaking and classic. 

For the last decade The Met: Live in HD has showcased incredible operas to more than 2000 cinemas across 6 continents every year. 

Screening on selected Sundays at 1pm.

PLEASE NOTE: The dates of Met Opera productions may be subject to change.

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD
  • Turandot
    Runtime: 206 Minutes
    Starring: Liudmyla Monastyrska, Yonghoon Lee, Michelle Bradley, Ferruccio Furlanetto. Marco Armiliato conducts.
    Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska replaces Anna Netrebko as Puccini’s icy princess. Tenor Yonghoon Lee is the bold prince determined to win Turandot’s love, alongside soprano Michelle Bradley as the devoted servant Liù and legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur. Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s stirring opera, which takes the stage in the company’s dazzling, ever-popular production by Franco Zeffirelli.
  • Lucia di Lammermoor (New Production)
    Runtime: 224 Minutes
    Starring: Nadine Sierra, Javier Camarena, Artur Ruciński, Matthew Rose
    Soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur Ruciński as her overbearing brother, Enrico, and bass Matthew Rose as her tutor, Raimondo.
  • HAMLET (New Production)
    Runtime: 214 Minutes
    Starring: Allan Clayton, Brenda Rae, Sarah Connolly, Rod Gilfry, Sir John Tomlinson
    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 shouldn’t always be picked up, but Dean’s Hamlet rises to the challenge.” On June 4, this riveting contemporary masterpiece appears live in cinemas, with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met. Many of the original cast members have followed, including tenor Allan Clayton in the title role. Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut conducting a remarkable ensemble, which also features soprano Brenda Rae as Ophelia, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Gertrude, baritone Rod Gilfry as Claudius, and legendary bass Sir John Tomlinson as the ghost of Hamlet’s father.