Met Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur

Met Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur

Series | 01/12/2019 | 12:55PM

New Production

Francesco Cilea
Run Time: 3 hours, 33 minutes
Pre-Opera Lecture: Tim Snider
Approximate intermission times: 2:26PM and 3:24PM
Approximate end time: 4:33PM
Live Performance Broadcast

Sung in: Italian

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.”

Please join us for a complimentary pre-opera lecture in The Paramount Theater Auditorium at 12:00PM.  The lecture for Adriana Lecouvreur will be conducted by Tim Snider, attorney and host of WTJU’s Sunday Opera Matinee.

Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund

About the Met Live in HD:

In December 2006, The Metropolitan Opera launched The Met Live in HD, a series of performance transmissions shown live in high definition in movie theaters around the world. The series expanded from an initial six transmissions to ten in the 2014-15 season and today reaches more than 2,000 venues in 70 countries across six continents. The Live in HD performances are later also shown on public television, and a number of them have been released on DVD. In partnership with the New York City Department of Education and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Met has developed a nationwide program for students to attend Live in HD transmissions for free in their schools.  The Paramount began broadcasting during the in 2008-09 season and is pleased to continue to present this series for the community.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 18.00 STUDENT
  • $ 23.00 SENIOR (65 & OVER)
  • $ 25.00 ADULT

Schedule of Events

  • January 12, 2019 | 12:55PM
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  • Anna Netrebko as "Adriana"
  • Anita Rachvelishvili as "The Principessa"
  • Piotr Beczala as "Maurizio"
  • Carlo Bosi as "The Abbé"
  • Ambrogio Maestri as "Michonnet"
  • Maurizio Muraro as "Prince de Bouillon"


Francesco Cilea