The Metropolitan Opera presents four Summer Encores featuring select performances from the groundbreaking Live in HD series: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Verdi’s Il Trovatore, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, and Puccini’s Turandot. Check your local cinema listings for participating locations and dates.

Madama Butterfly


Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production features Kristine Opolais in the tragic title role and Roberto Alagna as her callous American lover. From April 2, 2016.

Il Trovatore


Anna Netrebko heads an all-star cast that also includes Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Yonghoon Lee, in Sir David McVicar’s thrilling production. From October 3, 2015.

Eugene Onegin


Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky bring Tchaikovsky’s poignant tragedy of unrequited love to life. From February 24, 2007.



Franco Zeffirelli’s glittering production stars the great dramatic soprano Nina Stemme in the title role, Marco Berti as Calàf, and Anita Hartig as Liu. From January 30, 2016.

Remembering Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Watch two videos in loving tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of the greatest and bravest artists to ever grace our stage, who is featured in two of the 2018 Summer Encores.

Ticket Information

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