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Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Met Opera | May 21, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Virtuosic soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Lucia di Lammermoor.

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Puccini’s ‘Turandot’

Met Opera | May 7, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Thrilling soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska plays the title role of the legendary cold-hearted princess. Yonghoon Lee appears as the bold prince determined to win Turandot’s love, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as the devoted servant Liù and bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur.

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Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’

Met Opera | April 30, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Soprano Eleonora Buratto takes on the touchstone title role of Puccini’s tragic geisha. Tenor Brian Jagde is the callous American naval officer who betrays her.

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The Gershwins’ ‘Porgy and Bess’

Met Opera | April 23, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Smashing box office records when it premiered during the 2019–20 season, the Met’s landmark staging of this American classic returns, and bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue reunite as the title couple.

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R. Strauss’ ‘Elektra’

Met Opera | April 16, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Soprano Nina Stemme brought down the house when she headlined the premiere of visionary director Patrice Chéreau’s 2016 staging of Elektra. Now she returns to Strauss’ unhinged heroine.

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Tchaikovsky’s ‘Eugene Onegin’

Met Opera | April 2, 2022, 12:00 pm

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James Gaffigan conducts Igor Golovatenko in the title role. Ailyn Pérez (Tatiana), Piotr Beczała (Lenski), Varduhi Abrahamyan (Olga), and Ain Anger (Prince Gremin) also star.

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Verdi’s Don Carlos

Met Opera | March 26, 2022, 11:30 am

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In the network broadcast premiere of the opera’s French-language version, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts an all-star cast: Matthew Polenzani (Don Carlos), Sonya Yoncheva (Élisabeth de Valois), Eric Owens (Philippe II), and Jamie Barton (La Princesse Eboli).

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Handel’s Rodelinda

Met Opera | March 19, 2022, 12:00 pm

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Baroque music specialist Harry Bicket conducts this performance which features Elza van den Heever in the title role, in a cast also including Iestyn Davies (Bertarido), Paul Appleby (Grimoaldo), and Jamie Barton (Eduige).