Live opera performances on the big screen

Now in its 13th season, The Met: Live in HD brings New York City’s esteemed Metropolitan Opera performances to local cinemas across the country, including Bend’s Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX theaters.

Already underway, the 2018-19 season features 11 transmissions, including four new productions and a special holiday encore of the popular 2006 broadcast of The Magic Flute.

Tickets for The Met: Live in HD can be purchased at and the Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX theater.

(Francesco Cilea)
– New Production / First Time in HD
Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 9:55 a.m. 
Encores: Wednesday, January 16
– 1:00 and 6:30 p.m.

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi as the duplicitous Abbé.

(Georges Bizet) – Revival          
Saturday, February 2
– 9:55 a.m. 
Encores: Wednesday, February 6
– 1:00 and 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 9 – 12:55 p.m.

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

(Gaetano Donizetti)
– Revival
Saturday, March 2 – 9:55 a.m.
Encores: Wednesday, March 6 – 1:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

(Richard Wagner)
– Revival
Saturday, March 30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Encores: Wednesday, April 3
– 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.