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Is New York slightly out of the way for you? It doesn’t matter! Enjoy outstanding performances from world-famous stars in the comfort of the Reduta Theatre! Tickets are already on sale for the popular season of live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera direct to cinemas. The first performance is already set for 6 October!  

Saturday 6. 10. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream| Giuseppe Verdi: AIDA | conductor: Nicola Luisotti | Director: Sonja Frisell

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In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, a second star-studded cast takes over, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Dolora Zajick as the leading ladies.Tenors Aleksandrs Antonenko and Yonghoon Lee alternate as Radamès, and Nicola Luisotti and Plácido Domingo take the podium for the Met’s monumental production. (vstupenky zde)


Saturday 20. 10. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Camille Saint-Saëns: SAMSON A DALILA | conductor: Sir Mark Elder | Director: Darko Tresnjak

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When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for another sensual French opera when they open the season in the title roles of Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic Samson et Dalila. Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical in 2014 for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, makes his Met debut directing a vivid, seductive staging, featuring a monumental setting for the last-act Temple of Dagon, where the hero crushes his Philistine enemies. Sir Mark Elder conducts the first new Met production of the work in 20 years. (tickets)


Saturday 27. 10. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Giacomo Puccini: DĚVČE ZE ZÁPADU | conductor: Marco Armiliato  | Director: Giancarlo Del Monaco

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Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she loves. Tenor Yusif Eyvazov also sings some performances. Baritone Željko Lučić is the vigilante sheriff Jack Rance, and Marco Armiliato conducts. (tickets)


Saturday 10. 11. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Nico Muhly : MARNIE | conductor: Robert Spano | Director: Michael Mayer

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Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Director Michael Mayer and his creative team have devised a fast-moving, cinematic world for this exhilarating story of denial and deceit, which also inspired a film by Alfred Hitchcock. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the enigmatic Marnie, and baritone Christopher Maltman is the man who pursues her—with disastrous results. Robert Spano conducts. (tickets)

 


Saturday 15. 12. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Giuseppe Verdi: LA TRAVIATA | conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin  | Director: Michael Mayer 

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo.(tickets)

 


Saturday 12. 1. 2019 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Francesco Cilea: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR | conductor: Gianandrea Noseda | Director: Franco Zeffirelli

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Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana's lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar's staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the "elegant production, sumptuously designed ... The spectacle guarantees a good night out." (tickets)


Saturday 2. 2. 2018 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Georges Bizet: CARMEN | conductor: Louis Langrée | Director: Sir Richard Eyre

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Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.(tickets)


Saturday2. 3. 2019 _ 18.45 - premiere/live stream | Gaetano Donizetti: DCERA PLUKU | conductor: Enrique Mazzola| Director: Laurent Pelly

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Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. (tickets)


Saturday 30. 3. 2019 _ 17.45 - premiere/live stream | Richard Wagner: VALKÝRA | conductor: Philippe Jordan | Director: Robert Lepage

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In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance. Tenor Stuart Skelton and soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek play the incestuous twins Siegmund and Sieglinde. Greer Grimsley sings Wotan. Philippe Jordan conducts(tickets)


Saturday 11. 5. 2019 _ 17.45 - premiere/live stream | Francis Poulenc: DIALOGY KARMELITEK| conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin | Director: John Dexter

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress. (tickets)