Season Lineup

  • 1

    Aida - Verdi

    NOV 2nd (Fri) ~ NOV 8th (Thu), 2018

    Togeki : NOV 2nd (Fri) ~ NOV 8th (Thu), 2018

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

    Live transmission from the MET : October 6th, 2018

    Conductor :
    Nicola Luisotti
    Production :
    Sonja Frisell
    Cast :
    Anna Netrebko (Aida), Anita Rachvelishvili (Amneris), Aleksandrs Antonenko (Radamès), Quinn Kelsey (Amonasro), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Ramfis), Ryan Speedo Green (The King)

    Introduction:

    In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met’s monumental production.

    Synopsis
  • 2

    Samson et Dalila - Saint-Saëns

    New Production

    NOV 16th (Fri) ~ NOV 22rd (Thu), 2018

    Estimated running time : 3 hours 20 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : October 20th, 2018

    Conductor :
    Sir Mark Elder
    Production :
    Darko Tresnjak
    Cast :
    Elīna Garanča (Dalila), Roberto Alagna (Samson), Laurent Naouri (High Priest), Dmitry Belosselskiy (The Old Hebrew), Elchin Azizov (Abimélech)

    Introduction:

    When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years.

    Synopsis
  • 3

    La Fanciulla del West - Puccini

    DEC 7th (Fri) ~ DEC 13th (Thu), 2018

    Estimated running time : 3 hours 30 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : October 27th, 2018

    Conductor :
    Marco Armiliato
    Production :
    Giancarlo del Monaco
    Cast :
    Eva-Maria Westbroek (Minnie), Jonas Kaufmann (Dick Johnson), Željko Lučić (Jack Rance), Carlo Bosi (Nick), Michael Todd Simpson (Sonora), Matthew Rose (Ashby), Oren Gradus (Jake Wallace)

    Introduction:

    Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov also sings some performances. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts.

    Synopsis
  • 4

    Marnie - Muhly

    New Production/Met Premiere

    JAN 18th (Fri) ~ JAN 24th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 2 hours 55 minutes (1 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : November 10th, 2018

    Conductor :
    Robert Spano
    Production :
    Michael Mayer
    Cast :
    Isabel Leonard (Marnie), Christopher Maltman (Mark Rutland), Iestyn Davies (Terry Rutland), Janis Kelly (Mrs. Rutland), Denyce Graves (Marnie's mother)

    Introduction:

    Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which also inspired a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the enigmatic Marnie, and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues her—with disastrous results. Robert Spano conducts.

    Synopsis
  • 5

    La Traviata - Verdi

    New Production

    FEB 8th (Fri) ~ FEB 14th (Thu), 2019

    *Togeki : FEB 8th (Fri) ~ FEB 21th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : *Togeki : FEB 8th (Fri) ~ FEB 21th (Thu), 2019

    Live transmission from the MET : December 15h, 2018

    Conductor :
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin
    Production :
    Michael Mayer
    Cast :
    Diana Damrau (Violetta Valéry), Juan Diego Flórez (Alfredo Germont), Quinn Kelsey (Giorgio Germont)

    Introduction:

    Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo.

    Synopsis
  • 6

    Adriana Lecouvreur - Cilea

    New Production

    FEB 22nd (Fri) ~ Feb 28st (Thu), 2019

    *Togeki : FEB 22rd (Fri) ~ MAY 7th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 3 hours 33 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : January 12th, 2019

    Conductor :
    Gianandrea Noseda
    Production :
    David McVicar
    Cast :
    Anna Netrebko (Adriana Lecouvreur), Anita Rachvelishvili (Principessa de Bouillon), Piotr Beczala (Maurizio), Ambrogio Maestri (Michonnet), Maurizio Muraro (Prince de Bouillon), Carlo Bosi (The Abbé)

    Introduction:

    Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar’s staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the “elegant production, sumptuously designed … The spectacle guarantees a good night out.”

    Synopsis
  • 7

    Carmen - Bizet

    MAY 8th (Fri) ~ MAY 14th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 3 hours 21 minutes (1 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : February 2nd, 2019

    Conductor :
    Louis Langrée
    Production :
    Richard Eyre
    Cast :
    Clémentine Margaine (Carmen), Roberto Alagna (Don José), Aleksandra Kurzak (Micaëla), Alexander Vinogradov (Escamillo)

    Introduction:

    Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

    Synopsis
  • 8

    La Fille du Regiment - Donizetti

    APR 12th (Fri) ~ APR 18th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 2 hours 40 minutes (1 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : March 2nd, 2019

    Conductor :
    Enrique Mazzola
    Production :
    Laurent Pelly
    Cast :
    Pretty Yende (Marie), Javier Camarena (Tonio), Maurizio Muraro (Sulpice), Stephanie Blythe (Marquise of Berkenfield)

    Introduction:

    Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

    Synopsis
  • 9

    Die Walküre - Wagner

    MAY 10th (Fri) ~ MAY 16th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 5 hours 10 minutes (2 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : March 30th, 2019

    Conductor :
    Philippe Jordan
    Production :
    Robert Lepage
    Cast :
    Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde), Stuart Skelton (Siegmund), Greer Grimsley (Wotan), Günther Groissböck (Hunding), Jamie Barton (Fricka),

    Introduction:

    In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts.

    Synopsis
  • 10

    Dialogues des Carmelites - Poulenc

    JUN 7th (Fri) ~ JUN 13th (Thu), 2019

    Estimated running time : 3 hours 15 minutes (1 intermissions)

    Live transmission from the MET : May 11th, 2019

    Conductor :
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin
    Production :
    John Dexter
    Cast :
    Isabel Leonard (Blanche de la Force), Karita Mattila (First Prioress), Adrianne Pieczonka (Mme Lidoine), Erin Morley (Constance), Karen Cargill (Mère Marie), David Portillo (Chevalier de la Force), Dwayne Croft (Marquis de la Force)

    Introduction:

    Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.

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

Theater Information /
Time Schedule

Theater Show Time
(one showing per day) *except Togeki, Midland Square Cinema and Namba Parks Cinema
Seat Ticket Selling Schedule
*To buy online tickets, visit each theater website
Hokkaido Sapporo Cinema Frontier

TEL:011-209-5400

10:00 - Online /Ticker Counter: 3 days in advance of each show week.
Miyagi MOVIX Sendai

TEL:050-6865-6205

10:00 -
3/13 Carmen:14:00~
Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Chiba MOVIX Kashiwanoha

TEL:04-7135-6900

11:30 - Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Saitama MOVIX Saitama

TEL:048-600-6300

11:20- Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Tokyo Togeki

TEL:03-3541-2711

La Traviata, Dialogues des Carmelites : 14:30/18:30
La Fanciulla del West : 10:30/14:30/18:30
Marnie : 18:30
Adriana Lecouvreur, Carmen, La Fille du Regiment : 15:00 /19:00
Die Walküre : 17:00
Online/Ticket Counter: From the first day of the previous presentation.
Tokyo Shinjuku Piccadilly

TEL:050-6861-3011

10:00- Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show week.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show week.
Tokyo MOVIX Akishima

TEL:050-6861-0325

10:00- Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Tokyo 109 CINEMAS Futakotamagawa

TEL:0570-077-109

10:00- 3 days in advance of each show date.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Tokyo T Joy PRINCE Sinagawa

TEL:03-5421-1113

11:00- 2 days in advance of each show date.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Kanagawa 109 Cinemas Kawasaki

TEL:0570-007-109

11:20- 3 days in advance of each show date.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Kanagawa Yokohama Burg 13

TEL:045-222-6222

11:00- 2 days in advance of each show date.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Kanagawa 109 CINEMAS Shonan

TEL:0570-016-109

10:00- 3 days in advance of each show date.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Aichi Midland Square Cinema

TEL:052-527-8808

10:00-
As for the following titles, there
will be an additional show in the
afternoon: La Traviata, Carmen 18:30-
For more information about show
time, please contact the theater.
Online: From 11pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Kyoto MOVIX Kyoto

TEL:075-254-3215

10:00- Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Osaka Osaka Station City Cinema

TEL:06-6346-3215

09:50- Online: From 9am, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Osaka Namba Parks Cinema

TEL:050-6864-7125

Die Walküre : 17:00
La Traviata, Carmen
10:00~ / 18:30~
(Two Shows per Day)
Online: From 9am, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 2 days in advance of each show date.
Hyogo Kobe Kokusai Shochiku

TEL:078-230-3580

12:00- Online: From 9pm, 3 days in advance of each show date.
Ticket Counter: 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.
Online: 12am~
Ticket Counter: Open hours
Fukuoka Fukuoka Nakasu Taiyo

TEL:092-291-4058

10:00 - Ticket Counter on each show date.
No Online Ticket available.

Ticket Information
(ALL price is including TAX)

Regular Fare

3,600yen

Student Fare

2,500yen

*per seat per show
*Die Walküre : Regular 5,100yen Student 3,600yen

 

Special Coupons: a set of THREE “Movie Ticket Cards”

A set of three “Movie Ticket Card” coupons for 9,300 yen available at theaters and Major.

  • *The Movie Ticket Card coupons are valid for ALL 2018-19 season titles (including Die Walküre).
  • *The Movie Ticket Card coupons are not valid on the day of your purchase at ticket counter. Please purchase them by the day before.
  • *The Movie Ticket Card coupons need to be exchanged for seat tickets at ticket counter or ticket vending machine or by making a seat reservation on website of each theater.

Special Discount for Repeat Viewers

A stub of a full-fare seat ticket from any previous 2018-19 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 or Student Fare.

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