METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE

2019/20 SEASON

WOZZECK (Berg)

Rescheduled due to Covid19

Now screening from 11 June

Run time: Estimated 92 minutes

Berg’s 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering Marie. Groundbreaking visual artist and director William Kentridge unveils a bold new staging set in an apocalyptic wasteland.


PORGY & BESS (The Gershwins)

Rescheduled due to Covid19

Now Screening from 23 July

Run time: Estimated 195 minutes

The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.


AGRIPPINA (Handel)

Rescheduled

Now screening 13 August

Run time: Estimated 225 minutes

As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating.