Season Nine of Great Performances at The Met Announced

Marlis Petersen as Susanna and Peter Mattei as Count Almaviva in "Le Nozze di Figaro" airing on “Great Performances at the Met” on Jan. 16, 2015. Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Marlis Petersen as Susanna and Peter Mattei as Count Almaviva in “Le Nozze di Figaro” airing on “Great Performances at the Met” on Jan. 16, 2015. Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Great Performances announces the ninth season of Great Performances at The Met, which includes an encore of highlights of the past eight seasons and five new productions at The Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

December 2014
Encores! Great Performances at The Met
The Metropolitan Opera handpicked 19 unforgettable arias and duets from more than 75 productions of the past eight seasons of Great Performances at The Met. Hosted by Deborah Voigt, the program features performances from the greatest opera stars of today.

January 16, 2015 at 9 p.m. | Encore January 18 at noon
Le Nozze di Figaro
New Production
(Mozart)

February 1 at noon
Macbeth
(Verdi)

February 22 at noon
Carmen
(Bizet)

March 22 at noon
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
(Rossini)

April 12 at 11 a.m.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
(Wagner)

May 10 at noon
Les Contes d’Hoffmann
(Offenbach)

June 19 at 9 p.m. | Encore June 21 at noon
The Merry Widow
New Production, with new staging by Susan Strohman
(Lehar)

July 12 at noon
Iolanta / Bluebeard’s Castle — a double feature
New Production
(Tchaikovsky / Bartok)

August 2 at noon
La Donna del Lago
New Production
(Rossini)

September 6 at noon
Cavelleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
New Production
(Mascagni / Leoncavallo)