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A scene from Verdi's "Aida". 
Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Aida

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 6 October

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her Met role debut as Aida in this thirtieth-anniversary revival of Sonja Frisell’s production.

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Samson et Dalila

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 20 October

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak gives Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic its first new Met production in twenty years.

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DIE WALKURE ;
Music by Richard Wagner (1813-1883) ;
Bryn Terfel (as Wotan) and Sarah Connolly (as Fricka) ; 
The Royal Opera ;
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
11 September 2012 ;
Credit: Clive Barda / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL ;

Die Walküre

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 28 October

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano conducts an international cast of Wagner specialists in the second opera of Richard Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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La Fanciulla del West

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 31 October

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded live on 27 October)

Puccini’s gunpowder western, starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann, returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini.

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Marnie

BUY TICKETS 1pm Sunday 11 November

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded on Saturday 10 November)

Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman star in Nico Muhly’s opera, based on the novel that also inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s celebrated thriller.

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La Traviata

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 15 December

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Diana Damrau stars as Violetta with Juan Diego Flórez as Alfredo in this dazzling production of Verdi’s timeless tragedy.

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