Description of 2018-19 Met Opera Seating Zones

Orchestra

  • Orchestra Premium Aisle – First twenty rows, two seats on each side of the aisle
  • Orchestra Premium – First twenty rows center
  • Orchestra Prime – Wraps around Orchestra Premium on sides and at the back
  • Orchestra Front Side – A small number of seats at the far sides of rows C through O
  • Orchestra Balance – Behind and to the sides of previous seats
  • Orchestra Rear – The last three rows of the level, and a bit more at the sides
  • Standing Room – At the back on the sides. These locations are standing room and do not offer a physical seat.

Parterre

  • Parterre Center Premium – The first row of the center
  • Parterre Center – Rows two and three of the center
  • Parterre Side Box Rear – Rows two and three of the side boxes
  • Parterre Side Box Front – The first row of the side boxes

Grand Tier

  • Grand Tier Premium – First three rows in the center two sections and a few seats across the aisles
  • Grand Tier Prime – Rows four and five in the center two sections and rows one through four in the side center sections
  • Grand Tier Balance – Rows five and six
  • Grand Tier Box Front – The first row of the side boxes
  • Grand Tier Box Rear – The back row of the side boxes
  • Standing Room – At the back on the sides. These locations are standing room and do not offer a physical seat

Dress Circle

  • Dress Circle Premium – First three rows of the center two sections and first two rows of the side center sections
  • Dress Circle Prime – Rows four through six in the center two sections and much of the side center sections
  • Dress Circle Balance – Seventh row of the two center sections and some of rows four through seven in the side center sections
  • Dress Circle Boxes – All of the side boxes
  • Standing Room – At the back. These locations are standing room and do not offer a physical seat

Balcony

  • Balcony Premium – First three rows of the center sections and much of the first three rows of the side center sections
  • Balcony Prime – Rows four through seven in the center sections and some of the same rows in the side center sections
  • Balcony Balance – Much of rows four through seven in the side center sections
  • Balcony Boxes – All of the side boxes

Family Circle

  • Family Circle Premium – Rows one through four in the center three sections
  • Family Circle Prime – Rows five through eleven in the center and much of the side center
  • Family Circle Balance – Rows six through eleven on the side sections
  • Family Circle Boxes – All of the side boxes
  • Standing Room – At the back. These locations are standing room and do not offer a physical seat