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Friday, October 20, 2017

HD Live logoHigh definition broadcasts of national and international events, such as the Metropolitan Opera and National Theater. These are broadcasts of live events directly to the Sunrise Theater.


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Adès’ The Exterminating Angel - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Adès’ The Exterminating Angel

NOVEMBER 18, 12:55, 2 hr 27 min

MET PREMIER - The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film. Directed by the librettist Tom Cairns, the ensemble cast features Audrey Luna as Leticia Maynar; Amanda Echalaz as Lucia de Nobile; Sally Matthews as Silvia de Ávila and Sophie Bevan as Beatriz, both in Met debuts; Alice Coote as Leonora Palma; Christine Rice as Blanca Delgado; Iestyn Davies as Francisco de Ávila; Joseph Kaiser as Edundo de Nobile; Frédéric Antoun in his Met debut as Raúl Yebenes; David Portillo as Edmundo; David Adam Moore in his Met debutas Col. Álvaro Gómez; Rod Gilfry as Alberto Roc; Kevin Burdetteas Señor Russell; Christian Van Horn as Julio; and John Tomlinsonas Dr Carlos Conde. The Exterminating Angel is a co-commission and co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden;Royal Danish Theatre; and Salzburg Festival, where the production Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte premiered in 2016.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:27 pm
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Puccini’s Tosca - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Puccini’s Tosca

January 27, 12:55, 2 hr 43 min

NEW PRODUCTION - Andris Nelsons conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar.Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfelas the villainous Scarpia.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:43 pm
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Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore

January 27, 12:55, 2 hr 43 min

Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yendeas the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. Davide Luciano makes his Met debut as the role of Adina’s arrogant fiancé, Belcore and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo sings the role of the magic potion-peddling Doctor Dulcamara. Domingo Hindoyan makes his company debut conducting.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:43 pm
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Zeffirelli’s La Bohème - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Zeffirelli’s La Bohème

February 24 12:55, 2 hr 39 min

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed operai n Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì opposite Michael Fabianoas the passionate writer Rodolfo.Susanna Phillips reprises the role of the flirtatious Musetta and Lucas Meachemsings the role of her lover, the painter Marcello. The cast also features Alexey Lavrov and Matthew Rose as Rodolfo and Marcello’s friends Schaunard and Colline and Paul Plishka as Benoit and Alcindoro in this performance, led by Marco Armiliato.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 12:00 pm - 2:55 pm
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Mozart’s Così fan tutte - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Mozart’s Così fan tutte

March 31, 12:55, 3 hr 31 min

FIRST TIME IN HD - Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson. Set in the1950s on Coney Island, the cast features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi; Serena Malfi as her sister, Dorabella; Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as their feisty maid, Despina; Ben Bliss and Adam Plachetka as the sisters’ fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Christopher Maltman as the cynical Don Alfonso. Così fan tutte is a co-production with the English National Opera.

Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:31 pm
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Verdi’s Luisa Miller - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Verdi’s Luisa Miller

April 14, 12:30, 3 hr 38min

FIRST TIME IN HDMet Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life.The cast also stars Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s father Miller, with Olesya Petrova as Federica,and Alexander Vinogradov in his Met debut and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Walter and Wurm respectively, the ruthless men determined to tear Luisa and Rodolfo apart.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 12:30 pm - 4:08 pm
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Massenet’s Cendrillon - Met Opera Live Cinema Series

Massenet’s Cendrillon

April 28, 12:30, 2 hr 47 min

MET PREMIERE - Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella,premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Filledu Régiment and Massenet’s Manon. Joyce Di Donato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she has sung to acclaim at the Grand Teatre del Liceu, Santa Fe Opera, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. The cast also stars Alice Coote as Prince Charmant, Stephanie Blythe as the evil stepmother Madame de laHaltière, Kathleen Kim as the Fée, and Laurent Naouri as Pandolfe.Cendrillon is produced in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels; and Opéra de Lille. This production was first performed at The Santa Fe Opera.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 12:30 pm - 3:17 pm
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2017 Best of the Pines

2017 best of the pines WINNER