Live in HD
The Met: Live In HD serie in Sheridan is made possible by generous gifts from the Christine Gempp Love Foundation, the Thickman Family Foundation and the Witzel Family Foundation.
$18 Adults/$9 Students
10 Opera Series: $152.50 Adults/$77.50 Students
The WYO will be hosting seven live and three re-broadcast productions from the Metropolitan Opera.
As part of its effort to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, the Metropolitan Opera in 2006 launched a groundbreaking program - The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition, a series of opera performances transmitted live in HD to movie theaters and other venues around the world and now the magic of the Met: Live in HD is coming to the WYO Theater. You can experience the production at the same time as the audience sitting in the Metroploitan Opera itself.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Borodin's Prince Igor
Borodinís defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakovís new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the monumental title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting.
Approximate Runtime: 4:30
Photo: Micaela Rossato
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Two of operaís greatest artists-Jonas Kaufmann and Elina Garanca-appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenetís sublime adaptation of Goetheís revolutionary and tragic romance. It is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Metís recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.
Approximate Runtime: 3:15
Photo: Brigitte Lacombe
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Puccini's La Boheme
Pucciniís moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history-and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimi in Franco Zeffirelliís classic production, with Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.
Approximate Runtime: 3:25
Photo: Cory Weaver
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte
Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozartís beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.
Approximate Runtime: 4:05
Photo: Marty Sohl
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Rossini's La Cenerentola
A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola - a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Florez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.
Approximate Runtime: 3:40
Photo: Ken Howard
Past Opera Performances:
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 11:00 AM
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovskyís fateful romance. Deborah Warnerís new production, directed by Fiona Shaw, is set in the late 19th century, moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Oneginís friend turned rival. Russian maestro Valery Gergiev conducts.
Eugene Onegin is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and English National Opera.
Approximate Runtime: 4:04
Photo: Lee Broomfield
NEW DATE - Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 6:00 PM
Shostakovich's The Nose (Encore)
William Kentridge stormed the Met with his inventive production of Shostakovichís opera, which dazzled opera and art lovers alike in its inaugural run in 2010. Now Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance of a bureaucrat, whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogolís comic story. Valery Gergiev conducts.
The Nose is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; the Festival díAix en Provence; and the Opera National de Lyon.
Approximate Runtime: 2:15
Photo: Ken Howard
Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 11:00 AM
Pucciniís timeless verismo score is well served by an exceptional cast, led by Patricia Racette in the title role of the jealous diva, opposite Roberto Alagna as her lover, Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is the villainous Scarpia.
Tosca is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Teatro alla Scala.
Approximate Runtime: 3:35
Photo: Ken Howard
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 6:00 PM
Verdi's Falstaff (Encore)
An undisputed master of Falstaff, Music Director James Levine conducts Verdiís opera for the first time at the Met since 2005. Robert Carsenís production - the first new Met Falstaff since 1964 - is set in the English countryside in the mid-20th century. Ambrogio Maestri (last seasonís Dulcamara in the Opening Night production of LíElisir díAmore) sings the title role of the brilliant and blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble that includes Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe, Lisette Oropesa, and Franco Vassallo.
Falstaff is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam.
Approximate Runtime: 3:29
Photo: Catherine Ashmore
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 11:00 AM
The great Renee Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting Song to the Moon in Dvorakís soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Jezibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin is on the podium.
Approximate Runtime: 4:00
Photo: Ken Howard
Sponsors: The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor
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and made possible in part by generous grants from the Christine Gempp Love Foundation, the Thickman Family Foundation, Mr. & Mrs. Wayland Cato, Jr., the Wyoming Arts Council with funding from the state legislature and National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art and the Witzel Family Foundation.