Opera

Verdi’s Il Trovatore kicks off Great Performances at the Met, Season 10, followed in February by another Verdi opera, Otello.

GP at the Met: Manon

GP at the Met: Manon

Watch Massenet’s sensual opera with tenor Michael Fabiano as the lovestruck Chevalier des Grieux who pines for the irresistible Manon played by soprano Lisette Oropesa in this revealing production from Laurent Pelly. Maurizio Benini conducts.

Premiered January 5, 2020
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GP at the Met: Die Walküre

GP at the Met: Die Walküre

Experience a Wagnerian event for the ages starring Christine Goerke as the willful warrior Brünnhilde alongside Stuart Skelton, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Greer Grimsley. Philippe Jordan conducts.

Premiered August 11, 2019
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GP at the Met: La Fille du Régiment

GP at the Met: La Fille du Régiment

Watch Donizetti’s romantic comedy about a budding military relationship starring Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena in a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks. Special guest Kathleen Turner makes her Met debut. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

Premiered July 7, 2019
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GP at the Met: Carmen

GP at the Met: Carmen

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenor Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

Premiered June 16, 2019
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GP at the Met: La Traviata

GP at the Met: La Traviata

See Michael Mayer’s richly textured production of Verdi’s classic opera, starring soprano Diana Damrau as the tragic heroine Violetta and Juan Diego Flórez as her hapless lover Alfredo. Met Opera music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

Premiered April 5, 2019
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GP at the Met: Samson et Dalila

GP at the Met: Samson et Dalila

Watch Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic based on the tale of Samson and Delilah from the Book of Judges. Starring tenor Roberto Alagna and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča in the title roles. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Premiered March 24, 2019
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GP at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

GP at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

Watch Puccini’s blazing love story set in the Wild West, based on David Belasco’s play “The Girl of the Golden West,” starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann. Marco Armiliato conducts.

Premiered February 24, 2019
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Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

Watch an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play and the 2008 film about suspicion leading to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school. Starring Christine Brewer, Adriana Zabala, Matthew Worth and Denyce Graves.

Premiered January 25, 2019
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GP at the Met: Marnie

GP at the Met: Marnie

Watch composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel about a beautiful, mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities. Starring Isabel Leonard in the title role alongside Christopher Maltman as Mark Rutland. Robert Spano conducts.

Premiered February 1, 2019
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Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago

Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago
Passport

Reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck’s enduringly popular opera based on the famous Greek myth. From Lyric Opera of Chicago in collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet. Starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman and Lauren Snouffer.

Premiered January 18, 2019 | Video expires January 16, 2022