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SCENE™ and Met members: Thursday July 14 2016
Box office and will open at 9:30AM local time.

General Public: Friday, July 22, 2016

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RusalkaNew Production

Composer:Antonín Dvorák,
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Featuring:Kristine Opolais, Eric Owens

Synopsis: Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Director Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvořák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the all-star cast, and Mark Elder conducts.

February 25, 2017
April 8, 2017
April 10, 2017
April 12, 2017

La Traviata

Composer:Guiseppe Verdi,
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Featuring:Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Thomas Hampson

Synopsis: Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts.

March 11, 2017
April 15, 2017
April 17, 2017
April 19, 2017


Composer:Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
Conductor: James Levine
Featuring:Alice Coote, Matthew Polenzani

Synopsis: Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.

March 25, 2017
May 6, 2017
May 8, 2017
May 10, 2017

Eugene Onegin

Composer:Peter Tchaikovsky,
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Featuring:Anna Netrebko, Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Synopsis: Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as the lovestruck Tatiana and the aristocratic Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

April 22, 2017
June 3, 2017
June 5, 2017
June 7, 2017

Der RosenkavalierNew Production

Composer:Richard Strauss,
Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
Featuring:Renée Fleming, Elina Garanca, Matthew Polenzani

Synopsis: The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.

May 13, 2017
June 17, 2017
June 19, 2017
June 21, 2017

2015-16 Live in HD Schedule

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