The Met Opera’s 2022-23 season is here. And that also means that one of its most popular aspects, the Live in HD series, is also back with a slew of new entries.
So here is a rundown of what opera productions you will get a chance to not only watch live in cinemas, but eventually online and on TV.
-Sir David McVicar directs a new production of Cherubini’s “Medea” with Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. The cast will be rounded out by Janai Brugger, Ekaterina Gubanova, Matthew Polenzani, and Michele Pertusi. Carlo Rizzi conducts.
Live in HD Date: Oct. 22, 2022
-Verdi’s “La Traviata” will be performed by Nadine Sierra, Luca Salsi, and Stephen Costello. Danielle Callegari conducts.
Live in HD Date: Nov. 5, 2022
-Verdi’s “Don Carlo” will be performed in its Italian version. Russell Thomas takes on the title role alongside Anna Netrebko as Elisabetta di Valois. The cast also includes Anita Rachvelishvili, Peter Mattei, Günther Groissböck and John Relyea.
Live in HD Date: Nov. 19, 2022
-Kevin Puts’ “The Hours” makes its Met premiere in a production by Phelim McDermott. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the production with Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara, Kyle Ketelsen, Sean Panikkar, Brandon Cedel, and William Burden.
Live in HD Date: Dec. 10, 2022
-Giordano’s “Fedora” will be conducted by Marco Armiliato with Sonya Yoncheva, Rosa Feola, Piotr Beczala, and Artur Rucinski.
Live in HD Date: Jan. 14, 2023
-Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts François Girard’s new production of “Lohengrin” with Piotr Beczała, Christine Goerke, Tamara Wilson, Evgeny Nikitin, Brian Mulligan, and Günther Groissböck.
Live in HD Date: March 18, 2023
-Lise Davidsen, Isabel Leonard, Erin Morley, Katharine Goeldner, René Barbera, Kang Wang, and Thomas Ebenstein lead Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” with Simone Young conducting.
Live in HD Date: April 15, 2023
-Terence Blanchard’s “Champion” makes its Met debut in a production by James Robinson. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts with Eric Owens, Ryan Speedo Green, Latonia Moore, Stephanie Blythe, and Meredith Arwady.
Live in HD Date: April 29, 2023
-Ivo van Hove directs a new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with Natalie Stutzmann. The cast will be led by Peter Mattei, Federica Lombardi, Ana María Martínez, Ying Fang, Ben Bliss, Adam Plachetka, Alfred Walker, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, and Dmitry Belosselskiy.
Live in HD Date: May 20, 2023
-Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” gets a new production with Simon McBurney directing. Lawrence Brownlee, Erin Morley, Kathryn Lewek, Nathalie Stutzmann, Thomas Oliemans, Alan Held, Stephen Milling, and Breton Ryan star.
Live in HD Date: June 3, 2023