Fridays Under 40

Enjoy the ultimate New York cultural experience—without breaking the bank. As an exclusive offer for young audiences, all Friday performances at the Met are available at special discounted rates for operagoers aged 40 and under.

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May 22 Virtual Happy Hour

Join us on Zoom this Friday, May 22, at 6:30PM EDT for an exclusive Fridays Under 40 virtual happy hour before the evening’s free Nightly Met Opera Stream of Don Giovanni. Prior to the classic 1978 telecast of Mozart’s dark comedy, Met favorites Ailyn Pérez and Soloman Howard will join assistant conductor Bryan Wagorn to discuss performing Mozart’s music, take your questions, and kick off the long weekend in truly operatic style. RSVP here.

2020–21 season

Select Friday performances listed below will also include a pre-performance party with complimentary wine, special guests, and more. Pre-performance parties all begin one hour prior to curtain, unless specifically noted below. No RSVP required, simply present your Fridays Under 40 ticket at the door for admittance.

October 2: Carmen
October 30: Il Trovatore
November 27: Aida
December 11: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
January 15: Roméo et Juliette
March 5:  Lulu
March 19:  Don Giovanni
April 30:  Nabucco
May 21: Billy Budd
June 4: Il Pirata

Fridays Under 40 performances with a pre-performance party will be priced at $100 in the Orchestra and $80 in the Grand Tier. Fridays Under 40 performances without a pre-performance party will be priced at $80 in the Orchestra and $60 in the Grand Tier. Register now to access these special ticket prices and learn more about the series.*

*Limit of two tickets per person per performance. Box office staff reserves the right to ask for age verification. Dates are subject to availability.

 

Performances

  • Fri, Oct 02

    8:00 pm

    Georges Bizet

    Carmen

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Oct 09

    7:30 pm

    Georges Bizet

    Carmen

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Oct 16

    7:30 pm

    Jacques Offenbach

    Les Contes d’Hoffmann

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Oct 30

    8:00 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Trovatore

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Nov 06

    6:30 pm

    Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Nov 13

    7:30 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Nov 20

    7:30 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Nov 27

    8:00 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Aida

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Dec 04

    7:30 pm

    ludwig Van Beethoven

    Fidelio

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Dec 11

    8:00 pm

    Gioachino Rossini

    Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Jan 01

    2:00 pm

    Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel and Gretel

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Jan 08

    7:30 pm

    Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel and Gretel

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Jan 15

    6:00 pm

    Charles Gounod

    Roméo et Juliette

    Nézet-Séguin; Sierra, Boulianne, Costello, Hopkins, Abdrazakov, Portillo, Naouri

  • Fri, Jan 22

    7:00 pm

    Charles Gounod

    Roméo et Juliette

    Nézet-Séguin; Sierra, Boulianne, Jordi, Hopkins, Abdrazakov, Portillo, Naouri

  • Fri, Jan 29

    7:00 pm

    Giacomo Puccini

    La Bohème

    Pfeffer; Blue, Stober, Popov, Meachem, Zhilikhovsky, Van Horn, Maxwell

  • Fri, Mar 05

    7:30 pm

    Alban Berg

    Lulu

    Sold Out

  • Fri, Mar 12

    7:30 pm

    Georges Bizet

    Carmen

    Armiliato; Phillips, Abrahamyan, Thomas, Vinogradov

  • Fri, Mar 19

    7:30 pm

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni

    Nézet-Séguin; Pérez, Leonard, Park, Bliss, Mattei, Finley, Walker, Green

  • Fri, Mar 26

    7:00 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco

    Armiliato; Dyka, Abrahamyan, Mavlyanov, Gagnidze, Robinson

  • Fri, Apr 16

    7:00 pm

    Richard Strauss

    Die Frau ohne Schatten

    Nézet-Séguin; van den Heever, Stemme, Herlitzius, Vogt, Volle, Green

  • Fri, Apr 23

    7:30 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata

    Callegari; Oropesa, Agadzhanyan, Enkhbat

  • Fri, Apr 30

    7:30 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco

    Armiliato; Netrebko, Abrahamyan, Mavlyanov, Gagnidze, Belosselskiy

  • Fri, May 07

    7:30 pm

    Vincenzo Bellini

    Il Pirata

    Benini; Damrau, Camarena, Maltman, Testé

  • Fri, May 14

    8:00 pm

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Trovatore

    Sold Out

  • Fri, May 21

    7:00 pm

    Benjamin Britten

    Billy Budd

    Young; Polenzani, Hopkins, Simpson, Rose, Cedel, Soar, Morris

  • Fri, May 28

    7:00 pm

    Vincenzo Bellini

    Il Pirata

    Benini; Meade, Camarena, Vassallo, Testé

  • Fri, Jun 04

    7:30 pm

    Vincenzo Bellini

    Il Pirata

    Benini; Damrau, Camarena, Vassallo, Testé