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The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD continues for its sixth season, featuring 12 live transmissions. Don’t miss the chance to experience the Met live at these local theaters!

Use the links below to find out more information for each regular and encore broadcast.

Hanover, NH

St. Johnsbury, VT

Brattleboro, VT

South Burlington, VT

Middlebury, VT


The Metropolitan Opera Live HD Schedule for 2012/2013


October 13, 2012, 12:55 pm ET – Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore-New

Encore: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm
local time

Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in Bartlett Sher’s new production
of one of the greatest comic gems in opera, as the fickle Adina and her
besotted Nemorino. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and
Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir.
Maurizio Benini conducts.

Approximate runtime: 3:02 Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera


October 27, 2012, 12:55 pm ET – Verdi’s Otello

Encore: Wednesday, November 14,
2012 at 6:30 pm local time

Verdi’s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan
Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano
Renée Fleming. Semyon Bychkov conducts.

Approximate runtime: 3:27  Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera


November 10, 2012, 12:55 pm – Adès’s The Tempest-Met Premiere

Encore: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 6:30 pm
local time

Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Metropolitan Opera premiere of his own
work, with baritone Simon Keenlyside starring as Prospero. Director Robert
Lepage recreates the interior of 18th-century La Scala in this inventive

Approximate runtime: 3:00   Photo: Anne Deniau/Metropolitan Opera


December 1, 2012, 12:55 pm ET -Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito

Encore: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at
6:30 pm local time

The virtuosic ElÄ«na Garanča sings Sesto in Mozart’s drama set in ancient Rome.
Giuseppe Filianoti is the noble Tito and Barbara Frittoli is Vitellia, in this
handsome revival of one of the composer’s final masterpieces. Harry Bicket

Appoximate runtime: 3:13  Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2005



December 8, 2012, 12:55 pm ET – Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera-New Production

Encore: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:30
pm local time

Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for
this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the
conflicted king; Sondra Radvanovsky is Amelia, the object of his
secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim
is the page Oscar, and Stephanie Blythe sings the role of the fortune-teller
Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Approximate runtime: 3:54   Photo: Brigitte Lacombe/Metropolitan Opera

December 15, 2012, 12:55 pm ET – Verdi’s Aida

Encore: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 6:30
pm local time

The Met’s unforgettable production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama stars
Liudmyla Monastyrska as the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love
triangle with the heroic Radamès, played by Roberto Alagna, and the proud
Egyptian princess Amneris, sung by Olga Borodina. Fabio Luisi conducts. 

Approximate runtime: 3:54  Photo: Metropolitan Opera/Ken Howard

January 5, 2013, 12:00 pm ET Berlioz’s Les Troyens

Encore: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 6:30
pm local time

The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last
performed at the house in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Marcello
Giordani, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the
Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale
musical forces.

Approximate runtime: 5:30 Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera


January 19, 2013, 12:55 pm ET -Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda-Met Premiere

Encore: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 6:30
pm local time

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, one of the world’s most exciting singers,
takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots.
Director David McVicar turns to the second opera of Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy,
which explores regal characters at fateful moments of their lives. Elza van den
Heever sings Elizabeth I, and
Maurizio Benini conducts.

Approximate runtime: 3:15   Photo: Brigitte Lacombe/Metropolitan Opera


February 16, 2013, 12:55 pm ET – Verdi’s Rigoletto– New Production

Encore: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 6:30 pm
local time

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering
tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. 
Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke, Željko Lucic is his tragic sidekick,
Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto’s daughter, Gilda.

Approximate runtime: 3:31   Photo: Nick Heavican/Metropolitan Opera

March 2, 2013, 12:00 pm ET – Wagner’s Parsifal-New Production

Encore: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:30
pm local time

Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in
François Girard’s new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece. His fellow
Wagnerian luminaries include Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter
Mattei as the ailing Amfortas, Evgeny Nikitin as the wicked Klingsor, and René
Pape as the noble knight Gurnemanz. Daniele Gatti conducts.

Approximate runtime: 5:40  Photo: Micaela Rossato/Metropolitan Opera


March 16, 2013, 12:00 pm ET – Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini

Encore: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm
local time

Zandonai’s compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno,
returns in the Met’s ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986.
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers.
Marco Armiliato conducts.

Approximate runtime: 3:57   Photo: Winnie Klotz/ Metropolitan Opera


April 27, 2013, 12:00 pm –  Handel’s Giulio Cesare-New Production

Encore: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:30 pm
local time

The opera that conquered London
in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s lively production.
The world’s leading countertenor, David Daniels, sings the title role opposite
Natalie Dessay as Cleopatra. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts.

Approximate runtime: 4:31 Photo: Metropolitan Opera/Nick Heavican



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