The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2019-20

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2019-20

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 Sundays at 1pm, the new season of Met Operas begins on 27th October 2019, with Puccini's Turandot, and continues until 19th July 2020.

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2019-20
  • The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    Runtime: 220 Minutes
    Language: English
    The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.
  • Agrippina
    Runtime: 250 Minutes
    Language: Italian, with English subtitles
    As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.
  • The Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Holländer)
    Runtime: 164 Minutes
    Language: German, with English subtitles
    Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard, whose mesmerizing production of Parsifal recently wowed Met audiences, returns to stage Wagner’s eerie early masterwork.
  • Tosca
    Runtime: 197 Minutes
    Language: Italian, with English subtitles
    Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her 16th Live in HD transmission, taking on the soaring title diva of Puccini’s grand melodrama. Bertrand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar’s evocative production, with tenor Brian Jagde as Tosca’s impassioned lover, Cavaradossi, and baritone Michael Volle as the sinister Scarpia.
  • Maria Stuarda
    Runtime: 186 Minutes
    Language: Italian, with English subtitles
    A pseudo-historical opera about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her bitter rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I, Donizetti’s drama thrills with intense stand-offs and impressive vocal displays. Soprano Diana Damrau and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton square off as two of history’s most formidable monarchs, with Maurizio Benini conducting.