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The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2017-18

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD 2017-18

The 2017-18 season of The Met: Live in HD will kick off October 29 with Norma. The series will continue with Die Zauberflöte (November 12), The Exterminating Angel (December 10), Tosca (February 11), L’Elisir d’Amore (March 4), La Bohème (April 8), Semiramide (April 29), Così fan tutte (May 27), Luisa Miller (June 17), and Cendrillon (July 22).

The Met’s groundbreaking series launched in 2006 and quickly established the company as the world’s leading alternative cinema content provider. More than 21 million tickets have been sold since the series’ inception, and the series currently reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 71 countries around the world.

“We’re replenishing our core repertoire with new productions of Così fan tutte, Norma, and Tosca, while stretching our horizons with The Exterminating Angel and Cendrillon,” said Peter Gelb, Met General Manager. “It’s a season of repertory favorites and stimulating rarities, with something for neophytes and aficionados alike.”

Among the season’s revivals are some rarely performed stagings, including Verdi’s Luisa Miller, and Rossini's Semiramide, last performed at the Met in 1993.

  • Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
    Runtime: 197 Minutes
    Starring: Kathleen Kim, Joyce DiDonato, Alice Coote, Stephanie Blythe, Laurent Naouri
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    Premiere: Théâtre National de l’Opéra-Comique, Paris, 1899. A storybook kingdom. Pandolfe, a country gentleman, has married Madame de la Haltière, an imperious countess. She and her daughters, Noémie and Dorothée, bully Pandolfe’s daughter from his first marriage, Lucette—known as Cendrillon.