2016 - 17 MET LIVE in HD Season

  • Season Lineup
  • Theater Information / Time Schedule
  • Ticket Information

Season Lineup

  • Synopsis

    1 Tristan und Isolde - Wagner New ProductionNovember12 th (Sat) ~ November 18th (Fri), 2016

    Estimated running time:
    5hours 15 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    October 8th, 2016

    Conductor: Simon Rattle

    Production: Mariusz Treliński

    Cast: Nina Stemme (Isolde), Stuart Skelton (Tristan), René Pape (King Marke), Ekaterina Gubanova (Brangäne), Evgeny Nikitin (Kurwenal)

    Introduction:
    The season begins with a new production of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in his first Live in HD performance. Nina Stemme stars as Isolde—a touchstone role she has sung with major opera companies around the world. Her Tristan is Australian heldentenor Stuart Skelton, who sang Siegmund in the Met’s Ring cycle in 2013. The cast also includes Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne and Evgeny Nikitin as Kurwenal (both in Met role debuts), with René Pape reprising King Marke, a role he has sung to acclaim in three previous Met seasons.

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    2 Don Giovanni - MozartDecember 3rd (Sat) ~ December 9th (Fri), 2016

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 40 minutes (1 intermission)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    October 22nd, 2016

    Conductor: Fabio Luisi

    Production: Michael Grandage

    Cast: Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni), Hibla Gerzmava (Donna Anna), Malin Byström (Donna Elvira), Serena Malfi (Zerlina), Paul Appleby (Don Ottavio), Adam Plachetka (Leporello), Matthew Rose (Masetto)

    Introduction:
    Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award winner Michael Grandage’s staging of Mozart’s masterpiece. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that includes Hibla Gerzmava as Donna Anna, Malin Byström as Donna Elvira, Serena Malfi as Zerlina, Paul Appleby as Don Ottavio, Adam Plachetka as Leporello, Matthew Rose as Masetto, and Kwangchul Youn as the Commendatore.

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    3 L’Amour de Loin - Saariaho Met Premiere / New ProductionJanuary 21st (Sat) ~January27th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    3hours (1 intermission)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    December 10 th, 2016

    Conductor: Susanna Mälkki

    Production: Robert Lepage

    Cast: Susanna Phillips (Clémence), Eric Owens (Jaufré Rudel), Tamara Mumford (The Pilgrim)

    Introduction:
    One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000, Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance L’Amour de Loin (“Love From Afar”), has its Met premiere this season. The production is by Robert Lepage, co-produced with L’Opéra de Québec, where it premiered to acclaim last summer, in collaboration with Ex Machina. Debuting Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki leads the performance, which stars Susanna Phillips as Clémence, Eric Owens as Jaufré, and Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who carries messages of love between them.

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    4 Nabucco - VerdiFebruary 4th (Sat) ~ February 10 th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 5 minutes (1 intermission)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    January 7st, 2017

    Conductor: James Levine

    Production: Elijah Moshinsky

    Cast: Plácido Domingo (Nabucco), Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille), Jamie Barton (Fenena), Russell Thomas(Ismaele), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Zaccaria)

    Introduction :
    Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his repertory as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the tour-de-force role of Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, with Jamie Barton as Fenena, Russell Thomas as Ismaele, and Dmitri Belosselskiy as the prophet Zaccaria, the role of his 2011 Met debut.

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    5 Roméo et Juliette - Gounod New ProductionFebruary 25th (Sat) ~March 3rd (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 30 minutes (1 intermission)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    January 21st, 2017

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

    Production: Bartlett Sher

    Cast: Diana Damrau (Juliette), Vittorio Grigolo (Roméo), Elliot Madore (Mercutio), Mikhail Petrenko (Frère Laurent)

    Introduction:
    The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher’s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher’s staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

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    6 Rusalka - Dvořák New ProductionMarch 18th (Sat) ~ March 24th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 40 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    February 25th, 2017

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder

    Production: Mary Zimmerman

    Cast: Kristine Opolais (Rusalka), Brandon Jovanovich (The Prince), Jamie Barton (Ježibaba), Katarina Dalayman (The Foreign Princess), Eric Owens (The Water Sprite)

    Introduction:
    Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalka’s heart; Katarina Dalayman as Rusalka’s rival, the Foreign Princess; Eric Owens as the Water Sprite, Rusalka’s father; and Jamie Barton as the duplicitous witch Ježibaba.

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    7 La Traviata - VerdiApril 8th (Sat) ~ April 14th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    2hours 45 minutes (1 intermission)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    March 11th, 2017

    Conductor: Nicola Luisotti

    Production: Willy Decker

    Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Violetta Valéry), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio Germont)

    Introduction:
    Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.

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    8 Idomeneo - MozartMay 6th (Sat) ~ May 12 th (Fri), 2017
    TOGEKI May 6th (Sat) ~ May 19th(Fri), 2017(2 Weeks)

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 55minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    March 25th, 2017

    Conductor: James Levine

    Production: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

    Cast: Matthew Polenzani (Idomeneo), Alice Coote (Idamante),Elza van den Heever (Elettra), Nadine Sierra (Ilia), Alan Opie (Arbace)

    Introduction:
    James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace.

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    9 Eugene Onegin - TchaikovskyMay 20th (Sat) ~ May 26th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    3hours 45 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    April 22nd, 2017

    Conductor: Robin Ticciati

    Production: Deborah Warner

    Cast: Anna Netrebko (Tatiana), Peter Mattei (Onegin), Alexey Dolgov (Lenski), Elena Maximova (Olga), Štefan Kocán (Gremin)

    Introduction:
    Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Peter Mattei stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner’s staging, which opened the Met’s 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister Olga and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin.

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    10 Der Rosenkavalier - R. Strauss New ProductionJune 10th (Sat) ~ June 16th (Fri), 2017

    Estimated running time:
    4hours 20 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET:
    May 13th, 2017

    Conductor: Sebastian Weigle

    Production: Robert Carsen

    Cast: Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs), Marcus Brück (Faninal), Matthew Polenzani (A Singer)

    Introduction:
    The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.

** All works are subtitled in Japanese.
** Title, Casting and Schedule are subject to change without notice.

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Theater Information / Time Schedule

  Theater Show Time (one showing per day)
*except Togeki, Midland Square Cinema and Namba Parks Cinema
Seat Ticket Selling Schedule

O=Online TC=Ticket Counter
*To buy online tickets, visit each theater website

Hokkaido Sapporo Cinema Frontier
TEL:011-209-5400
10:00〜 O/TC: 3 days in advance of each show week.
Miyagi MOVIX Sendai
TEL:022-304-3700
10:00〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Chiba MOVIX Kashiwanoha
TEL:04-7135-6900
10:00〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Saitama MOVIX Saitama
TEL:048-600-6300
11:20〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Tokyo Togeki
TEL:03-3541-2711
  • Tristan und Isolde : 17:00~
  • Don Giovanni, Nabucco,
    Rusalka, Idomeneo,
    Eugene Onegin :
    14:00~ / 18:30~
  • L’Amour de Loin: 18:30~
  • Roméo et Juliette:
    11:00~ /15:00~ /19:00~
  • La Traviata :
    11:00~ / 15:00~ / 18:30~
  • Der Rosenkavalier :
    13:00~ / 18:00~
O/TC: From the first day of the previous presentation.
Tokyo Shinjuku Piccadilly
TEL:03-5367-1144
10:00~ O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show week.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show week.
Tokyo TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
TEL:050-6868-5024
10:00〜 O/TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Tokyo MOVIX Akishima
TEL:042-500-5900
10:00〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Tokyo 109 CINEMAS Futagotamagawa
TEL:0570-077-109
10:00〜 3 days in advance of each show date.
O: 12am~ TC: Open hours
Kanagawa 109 Cinemas Kawasaki
TEL:0570-007-109
10:30〜 3 days in advance of each show date.
O: 12am~ TC: Open hours
Kanagawa Yokohama Burg 13
TEL:045-222-6222
11:00〜 2 days in advance of each show date.
O: 12am~ TC: Open hours
Shizuoka TOHO CINEMAS Hamamatsu
TEL:050-6868-5011
10:00〜 2 days in advance of each show date.
O: 12am~ TC: Open hours
Aichi Midland Square Cinema
TEL:052-527-8808
10:00〜

As for the following 5 titles, there will be an additional show in the afternoon: Don Giovanni, Roméo et Juliette, La Traviata, Eugene Onegin and Der Rosenkavalier.
For more information about show time, please contact the theater.

O: From 11pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Kyoto MOVIX Kyoto
TEL:075-254-3215
10:00〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Osaka Osaka Station City Cinema
TEL:06-6346-3215
9:50〜 O: From 9am, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Osaka Namba Parks Cinema
TEL:06-6643-3215
  • Tristan und Isolde : 17:30〜
  • Don Giovanni,
    Roméo et Juliette,
    La Traviata, Eugene Onegin,
    Der Rosenkavalier :
    10:00~ / 18:30~
    (Two Shows per Day)
  • The other titles : 18:30~
O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Hyogo Kobe Kokusai Shochiku
TEL:078-230-3580
10:00〜 O: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
TC: 2 days in advance of each show date
Hiroshima 109 Cinemas Hiroshima
TEL:0570-002-109
10:00〜 3 days in advance of each show date.
O: 12am~ TC: Open hours
Fukuoka Fukuoka Nakasu Taiyo
TEL:092-291-4058
10:00〜 Ticket Counter on each show date.
No Online Ticket available.

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Ticket Information

Ticket Information  (ALL price is including TAX)

Regular Fare 3,600 yen

Student Fare 2,500 yen

*per seat per show
*Except-Tristan und Isolde which has different pricing: Regular Fare:5100 yen / Student Fare:3600 yen per seat per show

Special Coupon: a set of three coupons (ALL price is including TAX)

A set of three coupons for 9,300 yen available at theaters and Lawson Ticket, eplus, Seven Ticket,and Ticket PIA

*The coupons are valid for ALL the 2016-17season titles including Tristan und Isolde which has different pricing.
*The coupons are not valid on the day of your purchase at ticket counter. Please purchase them by the day before.
*The coupons need to be exchanged for seat tickets at ticket counter.

Special Discount for Repeat Viewers

A stub of a full-fare ticket from any previous 2016-17 season Live in HD shows is good for a 300 yen discount from the full-fare at ticket counter purchase. Offer not valid for coupon stubs or Student Fare.

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