The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series returns to theaters on October 9 with Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov”, followed by Terence Blanchard’s historic Met premiere “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” on October 23

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NEW YORK, September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Fathom Events is proud to partner with the Metropolitan Opera to bring The Met: Live in HD, the Met’s award-winning series of live, high-definition movie broadcasts, in theaters nationwide for its 15th season. The season starts on October 9, 2021, with Boris Godunov, the 138th transmission in the series. The season continues with Locked up fire My bones (23 october, 2021), Eurydice (December 4, 2021), Cinderella (January 1st, 2022), Rigoletto (29 january, 2022), Ariane auf Naxos (12th of March, 2022), Don Carlos (March 26, 2022), Turandot (May 7, 2022), Lucia di Lammermoor (May 21, 2022), and Hamlet (June 4, 2022). Recalls for each performance will take place on the Wednesday following the live broadcast. A vacation reminder of The magic flute will also be screened on December 11.

Tickets for the 2021-2022 Live in HD season are on sale now and can be purchased online at or at participating theaters’ ticket offices. A full list of theater venues is available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

The Met: Live in HD Calendar 2021-2022

that of Mussorgsky Boris Godunov—The comeback
Live in HD: October 9, 2021, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Bass René Pape resumes his formidable portrait of the tortured tsar caught between startling ambition and paralyzing paranoia, kicking off 2021-2022 Live in HD season. Driver Sebastien weigle conducts Mussorgsky’s masterpiece, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original version from 1869. that of Stephen Wadsworth affecting the production poignantly captures the hope and suffering of the Russian people, as well as the ruler of the title himself.

that of Terence Blanchard Locked up fire My bonesFirst meeting
Booklet Kasi lemons
Live in HD: 23 October 2021, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Music director met Yannick Nézet Séguin conducts a Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer that of Terence Blanchard adaptation of Charles M. Blow moving memory. The first opera by a black composer presented on the Met stage and on a libretto by the filmmaker Kasi lemons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey through a life of trauma and hardship. James robinson and Camille A. Brown, two of the creators of the recent production of Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess—Co-direct this new production. Baritone Does Liverman, plays the role of Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue like Destiny / Solitude /Greta and Latonia Moore like Billie.

that of Matthieu Aucoin Eurydice—Has the first one
Booklet Sarah ruhl
Live in HD: December 4, 2021, To 12:55 p.m. ET

The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to save his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since the early days of opera. American composer Matthieu Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new take on history. With libretto by MacArthur, recipient “Genius Grant” Sarah ruhl, adapted from his acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reinvents the familiar tale from Eurydice’s perspective. Music director met Yannick Nézet Séguin steps onto the podium, leading the evocative music of Aucoin and a new immersive staging of Marie zimmerman. Soprano Erin Morley sings the title role, facing the baritone Joshua Hopkins as Orpheus and the countertenor Jakub Józef OrliÅ„ski as his alter ego from another world.

Massenet Cinderella-New abstract english version
English translation by Kelley rourke
Live in HD: January 1, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

that of Laurent Pelly staging of Massenet’s storybook Cinderella is presented with a brand new English translation in an abridged 90-minute adaptation, with mezzo-soprano Isabelle Leonard like his princess rags to wealth. Maestro Emmanuel Villaume leads a charming cast, which includes the mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo as prince charming from Cinderella, soprano Jessica pratt like her fairy godmother, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and baritone-bass Laurent Naouri as its guardians in conflict.

by Verdi RigolettoNew manufacturing
Live in HD: January 29, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher creates a bold new take on Verdi’s timeless tragedy, resetting opera action in the 1920s Europe, with Art Deco decorations by Michael yeargan and elegant costumes from Catherine zuber. Baritone Quinn Kelsey, an artist at the peak of his abilities, brings his striking take on the title role to the Met for the first time, alongside the soprano Rosa Feola as Gilda and the tenor Piotr BeczaÅ‚a as the Duke from Mantua, with Maestro Daniele Rustioni on the podium.

by Strauss Ariane auf Naxos-The comeback
Live in HD: March 12, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Soprano Lise davidsen the fact Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the Greek mythological heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The exceptional cast also includes the mezzo-soprano Isabelle Leonard as composer of the opera-in-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae like the fiery Zerbinetta and the tenor Brandon jovanovitch like Ariadne’s lover, the god Bacchus. Marek Janowski led.

by Verdi Don Carlos—Has the first one
Live in HD: March 26, 2022, To 12 p.m. ET

For the first time in the company’s history, the Met presents the original French five-act version of Verdi’s epic opera On Doomed Love Among Royalty, Against the Backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Music director met Yannick Nézet Séguin directs a star cast, including a tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Elisabeth de Valois, and mezzo-soprano ElÄ«na Garanča as Eboli. Baritones-bass Eric Owens and John relyea are Philip II and the Grand Inquisitor, and baritone Étienne Dupuis completes the main cast in the role of Rodrigue. Verdi’s masterpiece receives a new monumental staging by David McVicar which marks his 11th production at the Met, placing him among the most prolific and popular directors in recent Met memory.

that of Puccini Turandot-The comeback
Live in HD: May 7, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Soprano Anna netrebko makes her long-awaited Met debut as Puccini’s Frozen Princess – live in theaters on May 7. Tenor Yonghoon Lee is the daring prince determined to win the love of Turandot, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as devoted servant Liù and legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto like the blind king Timur. Marco armilato conducts Puccini’s moving opera, which takes center stage in Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling and ever-popular production.

Donizetti Lucia Di Lammermoor—New production
Live in HD: May 21, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

Soprano Nadine sierra takes on one of the most formidable and legendary roles in the repertoire, the haunted heroine of Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by an Australian director and filmmaker Peter simon, driven by Riccardo frizza. Tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks display as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur RuciÅ„ski as dominant brother, Enrico, and bass Matthieu rose as his tutor, Raimondo.

Brett Dean Hamlet—Has the first one
Booklet Matthieu jocelyne
Live in HD: June 4, 2022, To 12:55 p.m. ET

When the Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet premiered at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian said: “New operas don’t often sound so good … Shakespeare offers composers a glove that shouldn’t always be lifted up, but the Hamlet take up the challenge. ” June 4, this fascinating contemporary masterpiece appears live in cinemas, with Neil armfield, who premiered the work, bringing its acclaimed staging to the Met. Many of the original cast followed, including the tenor Allan Clayton in the title role. Nicolas carter makes his Met debut leading a remarkable ensemble, which also includes soprano Brenda Rae as Ophélie, mezzo-soprano Sarah connolly like Gertrude, baritone Rod Gilfry like Claudius, and legendary bass John tomlinson like the ghost of Hamlet’s father.

The Met: Live in HD is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor, the Neubauer Family Foundation. Digital support for The Met: Live in HD is provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Met: Live in HD series is backed by Rolex. HD broadcasts are supported by Toll Brothers, the American luxury home builder®.

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