The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts direct from Lincoln Center in New York.
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores.
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation. The stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt.
Starring baritone Peter Mattei in the title role and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie. Director William Kentridge unveils a bold new staging set in an apocalyptic wasteland.
As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. This wry new production gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.
Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard returns to stage Wagner’s eerie early masterwork.