The Met: Live in HD began its 11th Season with Tristan and Isolde, its 100th transmission in the popular series, starring Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton in the title roles and with new staging by Mariusz Treliński.
Puccini’s final opera is one of the most spectacular productions in the Met repertory, and returns to the Live in HD series on Saturday, January 30 at 12:55pm ET with Swedish dramatic soprano Nina Stemme and Italian Tenor Marco Berti as Calàf.
Ten seasons ago, Julie Taymor’s brilliant production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute launched The Met’s Live in HD series, and an encore is in order.
Two rarely performed one act operas will be featured on February 14, in the next Met Live in HD Series, both works inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s.
We have video clips and a peek at the Met’s stunning staging of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg which will be shown Live in HD on December 13 at the Mahaiwe, Beacon and Clark.
The new season of Met telecasts begins with Tchcaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin”.
With the composer at the podium, The Tempest gets its Live in HD premiere this week from The Metropolitan Opera.