The Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series returns to the big screen with the 2016-17 season.
All live events take place on Saturdays. In addition to the live events, encore performances will be exhibited on Wednesdays immediately following the respective live event.
Don’t miss the chance to experience incomparable performances live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, as well as special interviews and behind-the-scenes features exclusive to the Live in HD series, all from the comfort of your neighborhood cinema!
The broadcast of Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, May 13 at 12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT, followed by an encore presentation on Wednesday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. local time.
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.
Conducted by Sebastian Weigle and directed by Robert Carsen, who most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff, Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.
Language: German, with English subtitles
Casting and cinema locations are subject to change.