Arts & Indies: Metropolitan Opera Live

Broadcast live from Lincoln Center in New York City.  Presented at Sierra Cinemas in partnership with InConcert Sierra and Music in the Mountains.  The 2019-2020 Season begins October 12.  

Admission $23 Adults, $21 Seniors, $18 Students and Children 12 and under.

 

The Metropolitan Opera: Turandot () Genre: Program Runtime: 3:25

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Puccini's Turandot, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, October 12. Franco Zeffirelli's spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 12th October 2019
The Metropolitan Opera: Manon () Genre: Program Runtime: 4:15

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Massenet's Manon, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, October 26. Massenet's tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting Laurent Pelly's enchanting production.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 26th October 2019
The Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly () Genre: Program Runtime: 3:35

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, November 9. Anthony Minghella's vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera's most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes Andrea Carè as Pinkerton, Plácido Domingo as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 9th November 2019
The Metropolitan Opera: Akhnaten () Genre: Program Runtime: 4:00

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Philip Glass's Akhnaten, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, November 23. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass's transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott's stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers to conjure a mystical reimagining of ancient Egypt.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 23rd November 2019
The Metropolitan Opera: Wozzeck () Genre: Program Runtime: 2:00

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Berg's Wozzeck, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, January 11. Berg's 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie. Groundbreaking visual artist and director William Kentridge unveils a bold new staging set in an apocalyptic wasteland.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 11th January 2020
The Metropolitan Opera: Porgy and Bess () Genre: Program Runtime: 3:40

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, February 1. The Gershwins' modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson's stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 1st February 2020
The Metropolitan Opera: Agrippina () Genre: Program Runtime: 4:10

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Handel's Agrippina, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, February 29. As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel's tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar's wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 29th February 2020
The Metropolitan Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer () Genre: Program Runtime: 2:45

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, March 14. Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for salvation. Director François Girard, whose mesmerizing production of Parsifal recently wowed Met audiences, returns to stage Wagner's eerie early masterwork.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 14th March 2020
The Metropolitan Opera: Maria Stuarda () Genre: Program Runtime: 3:10

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, May 9. A pseudo-historical opera about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her bitter rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I, Donizetti's drama thrills with intense stand-offs and impressive vocal displays. Soprano Diana Damrau and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton square off as two of history's most formidable monarchs, with Maurizio Benini conducting.

Playing at Sierra Cinemas
Saturday 9th May 2020