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METROPOLITAN OPERA IN HIGH DEFINITION




The Met returns to The Farrell Auditorium at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

Tickets are highly recommended for this performance broadcast series, and are available through MetroTix at metrotix.com and 314.534.1111. Tickets purchased through MetroTix will incur a service fee. The service fee is waived for tickets purchased in person at the Museum's Information Centers. Museum members should contact the Museum at 314-655-5335 or members@slam.org to receive a special discount code for MetroTix orders.

Tickets are $24 ($18 to Members of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and the Metropolitan Opera, New York).

Pick up a snack during intermission or before/after the broadcast at the Cafe.
Information about parking can be found here.

Dvořák’s Rusalka
Saturday, February 8, 11:55 am
(4 hrs)


The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting "Song to the Moon" in Dvorák's soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the prince, Dolora Zajick is Jezibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yanick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.

Borodin's Prince Igor
Saturday, March 8, 11:00 am
(4 hrs 30 min)
, Recorded Broadcast

Borodin's defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances, comes to the Met for the first time in nearly 100 years. Dmitri Tcherniakov's new production is a brilliant psychological journey through the mind of its conflicted hero, with the founding of the Russian nation as the backdrop. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the monumental title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conductin. Recorded on March 1, 2014. This performance is not broadcast live due to Art in Bloom.

Massenet's Werther
Saturday, March 15, 11:55 am
(3 hrs 15 min)
Jonas Kaufman stars in the title role of Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, opposite Sophie Koch as Charlotte. The new production is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met's recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.

Puccini's La Bohéme
Saturday, April 5, 11:55 am
(3 hrs, 25 min)
Puccini's moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig stars as the frail Mimi in Franco Zeffirelli's classic production, with Vito Grigolo as her passionate lover, Rodolfo.

Mozart's Così fan tutte
Saturday,May 3, 11:55 am
(4 hrs, 5 min),
Recorded Broadcast
Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart's beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.

Rossini's La Cenerentola
Saturday, May 10, 11:55 am
(3 hrs, 40 min)
A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.