Met Live in HD: Don Carlos

Met Live in HD: Don Carlos

Live Broadcasts | 03/26/2022 | 12:00PM

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Giuseppe Verdi
Run Time: 4 hours, 55 minutes
Pre-Opera Lecture: Tim Snider
Approximate intermission times: 1:40PM & 2:50PM
Approximate end time: 4:55PM
Live Performance Broadcast

Sung in: French

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a starry cast, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Élisabeth de Valois, and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as Eboli. Bass Günther Groissböck and bass-baritone John Relyea are Philippe II and the Grand Inquisitor, and baritone Étienne Dupuis rounds out the principal cast as Rodrigue. Verdi’s masterpiece receives a monumental new staging by David McVicar that marks his 11th Met production, placing him among the most prolific and popular directors in recent Met memory.

Please join us for a complimentary pre-opera lecture in The Paramount Theater Auditorium at 11:00AM. The lecture for Don Carlos will be conducted by Attorney and host of WTJU’s Sunday Opera Matinee, Tim Snider.

Production a gift of †Edwin C. Holmer III, and The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund
Additional support by the Hermione Foundation, Laura Sloate, Trustee
Major support provided by Rolex

Image credits: Met Opera Technical Department

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 73 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 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
  • $ 25.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • March 26, 2022 | 12:00PM
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  • Sonya Yoncheva as "Elisabeth de Valois"
  • Elīna Garanča as "La Princesse Eboli"
  • Matthew Polenzani as "Don Carlos"
  • Etienne Dupuis as "Rodrigue"
  • Günther Groissböck as "Philippe II"
  • John Relyea as "Grand Inquisitor"


Giuseppe Verdi

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