Events

The Met: Die Walküre

This is an encore HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
Running time: 4 hours, 55 minutes (2 intermissions)

In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.

Tickets: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $15 Students
Prices do not include handling fees.

The Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from Moscow.
Running time: 2 hours and 45 minutes (1 intermission)

In this lavish staging of Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, it is Princess Aurora’s sixteenth birthday. Four foreign princes have come to ask for her hand. At the height of the festivities, an old woman with a knitting spindle appears at the Princess’s side…

Tickets: $15 – $18 Prices include per ticket handling fees.

On Sale: August 23

The Met: La Fille du Régiment

This is a live HD Broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC.
Running time: 2 hours, 35 minutes (1 intermission)

Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks – including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

Tickets: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $15 Students
Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.

National Theatre Live: Macbeth

This performance is an HD broadcast from London.
Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

By: William Shakespeare

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), sees Rory Kinnear (Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Suffragette) play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Please note this production contains scenes of a violent nature.

Tickets: $12 – $18 Prices include per ticket handling fees.

On Sale: August 23

The Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from Moscow.
Running time: 3 hours and 15 minutes, includes two intermissions

Amid the sweeping vistas and grand temples of mystical India, comes a glorious epic of eternal love and godly revenge. Featuring doomed temple dancer, Nikiya, the warrior who betrays her, Solor, and her arch-rival, Gamzatti.

Tickets: $15 – $18 Prices include per ticket handling fees.

On Sale: August 23

The Met: Adriana Lecouvreur

This is a live HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC.
Running Time: 3 hours, 33 minutes (2 intermissions)

Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on – for the first time at the Met – the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on- and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczala as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar’s staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the “elegant production, sumptuously designed…The spectacle guarantees a good night out.”

Tickets: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $15 Students
Prices do not include handling fees.

The Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from Moscow.
Running time: 3 hours (2 intermissions)

Don Quixote, having read his fill of romances about knights and chivalry, decides to set off on his travels in order to achieve great feats, which will bring glory to his name. As his sword-bearer, he chooses the loyal Sancho Panza, a man of sober outlook who is not prone to dreams.

Tickets: $15 – $18 Prices include per ticket handling fees.

On Sale: August 23

National Theatre Live: Antony and Cleopatra

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London.
Running time: TBA

By: William Shakespeare

Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following previous broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman, and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

Tickets: $12 – 18 Prices include per ticket handling fees.

On Sale: August 23

The Met: La Traviata

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera House in NYC.
Running time: 3 hours, 7 minutes (2 intermissions)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Rucinski, and Plácido Domingo.

Tickets: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $15 Students
Prices do not include per ticket handling fees.