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Met Live in HD 2021-22 Season
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Met Live in HD 2021-22 Season

The Met’s Live in HD series returns to cinemas for their 2021-22 season.

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Event Times

12.4 Sat Eurydice
1.8 Sat Cinderella
1.29 Sat Rigoletto
3.12 Sat Ariadne Auf Naxos
3.26 Sat Don Carlos
5.7 Sat Turandot
5.21 Sat Lucia di Lammermoor
6.4 Sat Hamlet

The Met’s Live in HD series returns to cinemas on October 9 with Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov followed by the historic Met premiere of Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones on October 23.

The 15th season of Live in HD includes ten live presentations, featuring star performers Piotr Beczała, Angel Blue, Javier Camarena, Lise Davidsen, Elīna Garanča, Isabel Leonard, Anna Netrebko, René Pape, Matthew Polenzani, Nadine Sierra, and Sonya Yoncheva.

Individual tickets and season passes will be available beginning Wednesday, September 8. Follow the links below for more information and tickets for each opera.

$24 General Admission
$22 Seniors
$17 Students, Members, Children
$5 UNL, Nebraska Wesleyan, Union College, and SCC Students (with student ID)
*Complimentary passes are not accepted for Met Opera screenings

SEASON PASSES (Good for admission to all 10 operas)
$216 General Admission
$198 Seniors
$153 Students, Members, Children

EURYDICE (Matthew Aucoin)

LIVE: December 4, 2021 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: December 5, 2021 - 1:00 PM (CT)

The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since opera’s earliest days. Rising American composer Matthew Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new take on the story. Tickets and more information.

CINDERELLA (Massenet) 

ENCORE: January 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM (CT)
ENCORE: January 9, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s Cendrillon is presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged 90-minute adaptation, with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. Tickets and more information.

**Both screenings of Cinderella at The Ross will be encore screenings. The opera will be broadcast live on January 1, when the Ross is closed for the holiday.


Live: January 29, 2022 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: January 30, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

Tony Award¬–winning director Bartlett Sher creates a bold new take on Verdi’s timeless tragedy, resetting the opera’s action in 1920s Europe, with Art Deco sets by Michael Yeargan and elegant costumes by Catherine Zuber. Tickets and more information.


LIVE: March 12, 2022 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: March 13, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. Tickets and more information.


LIVE: March 26, 2022 - 11:00 AM (CT)
ENCORE: March 27, 2022 - 12:00 PM (CT)

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Tickets and more information.

TURANDOT (Puccini) 

LIVE: May 7, 2022 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: May 8, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her long-awaited Met role debut as Puccini’s icy princess. Tickets and more information.


LIVE: May 21, 2022 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: May 22, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

Soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Tickets and more information.

HAMLET (Brett Dean)

LIVE: June 4, 2022 - 11:55 AM (CT)
ENCORE: June 5, 2022 - 1:00 PM (CT)

When Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet had its world premiere at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian declared, “New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good … Shakespeare offers a gauntlet to composers that shouldn’t always be picked up, but Dean’s Hamlet rises to the challenge.” On June 4, this riveting contemporary masterpiece appears live in cinemas, with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met. Tickets and more information.

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