• Cosi
  • Cenerentola

2013-14 Live in HD Season Schedule

  • Mozart's Così fan tutte

    April 26, 2014, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, June 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.

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    Approximate running time: 4:05

  • Rossini's La Cenerentola

    May 10, 2014, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
                              Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.

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    Approximate running time 3:40

  • Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

    October 5, 2013, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time

    Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. Deborah Warner's new production, directed by Fiona Shaw, is set in the late 19th century and moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Onegin's friend turned rival. Later performances in the run feature another extraordinary cast: Marina Poplavskaya, Peter Mattei, and Rolando Villazón. Russian maestro Valery Gergiev conducts.

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    Approximate running time: 4:05

  • Shostakovich's The Nose

    October 26, 2013, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encore: Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm ET

    William Kentridge stormed the Met with his inventive production of Shostakovich’s opera, which dazzled opera and art lovers alike in its inaugural run in 2010. Now Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance of a bureaucrat, whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogol’s comic story. Pavel Smelkov conducts.

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    Approximate running time: 2:15

  • Puccini's Tosca

    November 9, 2013, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, December 16, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time

    Puccini’s timeless verismo score is well served by an exceptional cast, led by Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is the villainous Scarpia.

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    Approximate running time: 3:35

  • Verdi's Falstaff

    December 14, 2013, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
                              Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    An undisputed master of Verdi's final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts Robert Carsen's acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble cast.

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    Approximate running time: 3:20

  • Dvořák's Rusalka

    February 8, 2014, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, March 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorák’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.

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    Approximate running time: 4:00

  • Borodin's Prince Igor

    March 1, 2014, 12 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, April 14, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    Borodin’s defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the monumental title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting.

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    Approximate running time: 4:30

  • Massenet's Werther

    March 15, 2014, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, May 26, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

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    Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, opposite Sophie Koch as Charlotte. The new production is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met's recent hit staging of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.

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    Approximate running time: 3:15

  • Puccini's La Bohème

    April 5, 2014, 12:55 pm ET

    U.S. Encore: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
    Canada Encores: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm ET
                              Monday, June 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time
                              Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm local time

    Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.

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    Approximate running time: 3:25