The Hours: Photo Shoot
Take a look behind the scenes at our recent photo shoot for The Hours, with Renée Fleming, Joyce DiDonato, Kelli O’Hara, and photographer Paola Kudacki. The curtain rises on Kevin Puts’s new opera November 22, 2022. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.
The Met Orchestra: Die Walküre
Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, soprano Christine Goerke, tenor Brandon Jovanovich, and the Met Orchestra rehearse for their June 15, 2022, Carnegie Hall performance of Act I of Wagner’s Die Walküre. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.
Summer Encores 2022: Madama Butterfly
Puccini’s heartbreaking tragedy returns to movie theaters this summer, with Patricia Racette taking on the title role in a 2009 performance of Anthony Minghella’s evocative staging.
Nicholas Carter on Hamlet
Maestro Nicholas Carter discusses Brett Dean’s gripping contemporary score and some of the unusual instruments used to create the opera’s kaleidoscopic sound world. 2021–22 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.
Allan Clayton on Hamlet
Allan Clayton speaks with Live in HD host Christine Goerke about portraying the title character of Brett Dean’s contemporary Shakespeare adaptation. 2021–22 season.
Live in HD: Summer Encores 2022
Four popular operas from the Met’s award-winning series of live cinema presentations return to theaters this summer.
Rigoletto: “La donna è mobile”
Stephen Costello sings the Duke of Mantua’s Act III aria in a stage rehearsal. Production: Bartlett Sher. Conductor: Karen Kamensek. 2021–22 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.
The Rake’s Progress: “I burn! I freeze!”
Christian Van Horn, as Nick Shadow, sings an excerpt from Act III in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Jonathan Miller. Conductor: Susanna Mälkki. 2021–22 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.