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Classic Arts Features Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts

The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.

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The following is a list of live opera and ballet productions announced to be shown in movie theatres and on television. Please submit updates to [email protected].

THE HOURS
Channel: PBS
• U.S. Broadcast Date: March 17, 2023
• Genre: Opera
• Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
• Director: Phelim McDermott
• Composer: Kevin Puts
• Cast: Renée Fleming, Kelli O'Hara, Joyce DiDonato
• A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Puts's opera based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
• More Information: PBS

LOHENGRIN
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 18, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: François Girard
Composer: Richard Wagner
Cast: Piotr Beczała, Tamara Wilson, Christine Goerke, Evgeny Nikitin, Günther Groissböck
The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner's opera about the heroic Knight of the Grail.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

FALSTAFF
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 1, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Robert Carsen
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Cast: Michael Volle, Hera Hyesang Park, Ailyn Pérez, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Bogdan Volkov, Christopher Maltman
The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

LA TRAVIATA
Channel: PBS
• U.S. Broadcast Date: April 2, 2023
• Genre: Opera
• Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
• Director: Michael Mayer
• Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
• Cast: Nadine Sierra, Stephen Costello, Luca Salsi
• A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi's opera about a courtesan's tragic sacrifice for love.
• More Information: PBS

DER ROSENKAVALIER
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 15, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Robert Carsen
Composer: Richard Strauss
Cast: Lise Davidsen, Isabel Leonard, Erin Morley, Günther Groissböck, Markus Brück
The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss's opera about an aristocratic young man who is torn between two women.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

CHAMPION
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 29, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: James Robinson
Composer: Terence Blanchard
Cast: Ryan Speedo Green, Eric Owens, Latonia Moore, Stephanie Blythe
The Metropolitan Opera performs Blanchard's opera about a young boxer who rises from obscurity to become a world champion.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

FEDORA
Channel: PBS
• U.S. Broadcast Date: May 7, 2023
• Genre: Opera
• Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
• Director: David McVicar
• Composer: Umberto Giordano
• Cast: Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczała, Rosa Feola, Artur Ruciński
• A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Giordano's opera about a Russian princess who falls in love with her fiancé's murderer.
• More Information: PBS

DON GIOVANNI
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 20, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Ivo van Hove
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Peter Mattei, Adam Plachetka, Federica Lombardi, Ana María Martínez, Ying Fang, Ben Bliss
The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart's opera based on the legend of seducer Don Juan.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
U.S. Broadcast Date: June 3, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Simon McBurney
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Erin Morley, Lawrence Brownlee, Thomas Oliemans, Kathryn Lewek, Stephen Milling
The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart's opera about a noble prince on a quest to rescue a maiden
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

MEDEA
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: June 16, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: David McVicar
Composer: Luigi Cherubini
Cast: Sondra Radvanovsky, Matthew Polenzani, Janai Brugger, Michele Pertusi, Ekaterina Gubanova
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Cherubini's opera based on the Greek tragedy.
• More Information: PBS

LOHENGRIN
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 9, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: François Girard
Composer: Richard Wagner
Cast: Piotr Beczała, Tamara Wilson, Christine Goerke, Evgeny Nikitin, Günther Groissböck
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Wagner's opera about the heroic Knight of the Grail.
• More Information: PBS

FALSTAFF
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: August 6, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Robert Carsen
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Cast: Michael Volle, Hera Hyesang Park, Ailyn Pérez, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Bogdan Volkov, Christopher Maltman
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi's opera based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor.
• More Information: PBS

DER ROSENKAVALIER
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 10, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Robert Carsen
Composer: Richard Strauss
Cast: Lise Davidsen, Isabel Leonard, Erin Morley, Günther Groissböck, Markus Brück
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Strauss's opera about an aristocratic young man who is torn between two women.
• More Information: PBS

DON GIOVANNI
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 1, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Ivo van Hove
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Peter Mattei, Adam Plachetka, Federica Lombardi, Ana María Martínez, Ying Fang, Ben Bliss
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Mozart's opera based on the legend of seducer Don Juan.
• More Information: PBS

CHAMPION
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 5, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: James Robinson
Composer: Terence Blanchard
Cast: Ryan Speedo Green, Eric Owens, Latonia Moore, Stephanie Blythe
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Blanchard's opera about a young boxer who rises from obscurity to become a world champion.
• More Information: PBS

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
• Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 10, 2023
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Simon McBurney
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Erin Morley, Lawrence Brownlee, Thomas Oliemans, Kathryn Lewek, Stephen Milling
A Great Performances broadcast of The Metropolitan Opera production of Mozart's opera about a noble prince on a quest to rescue a maiden
• More Information: PBS

 

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