Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts

Classic Arts Features   Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts
 
The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.
Opera_Ballet_Live_Broadcasts_HR

The following is a list of live opera and ballet productions announced to be shown in movie theatres and on television. Please submit updates to dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

SAMSON ET DALILA
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 20, 2018
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Darko Tresnjak
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Cast: Roberto Alagna, Elīna Garanča
The Metropolitan Opera performs Saint-Saëns' opera based on the biblical story of Samson and Delila.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 27, 2018
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Giancarlo del Monaco
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Cast: Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Željko Lučić
The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini's romantic epic of the Wild West.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

MARNIE
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 10, 2018
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Michael Mayer
Composer: Nico Muhly
Cast: Isabel Leonard, Christopher Maltman
The Metropolitan Opera performs Muhly's new opera based on Winston Graham's novel about a mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

LA SYLPHIDE
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 11, 2018
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Johan Kobborg
Composer: Herman Severin Løvenskiold
Cast: TBD
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the ballet about a a young Scotsman who is awoken by a kiss from an ethereal winged creature.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

DON QUIXOTE
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 2, 2018
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Alexei Fadeyechev
Composer: Léon Minkus
Cast: Alexei Loparevich
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the ballet based on the classic Miguel de Cervantes novel.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

LA TRAVIATA
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 15, 2018
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Michael Mayer
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Cast: Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez, Quinn Kelsey
The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi's opera about a courtesan's tragic sacrifice for love.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

THE NUTCRACKER
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 23, 2018
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Cast: TBD
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the classic Christmas ballet about a young girl's adventures with her Nutcracker-turned-Prince.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: 2018
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Lyric Opera House, Chicago
Director: John Neumeier
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Cast: Andriana Chuchman, Dmitry Korchak, Lauren Snouffer
A Great Performances broadcast of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Joffrey Ballet production of Gluck's opera about a poet who travels to the Underworld to bring his love back to life.
More Information: Great Performances

ADRIANA LECOUVREUR
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 12, 2019
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: David McVicar
Composer: Francesco Cilea
Cast: Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, Anita Rachvelishvili, Ambrogio Maestri
The Metropolitan Opera performs Cilea's opera inspired by the relationship between French actor Adrienne Lecouvreur and soldier Maurice de Saxe.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

LA BAYADÈRE
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 20, 2019
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Composer: Leon Minkus
Cast: TBD
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the ballet about a temple dancer and warrior who fall in love.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

CARMEN
U.S. Broadcast Date: February 2, 2019
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Richard Eyre
Composer: Georges Bizet
Cast: Clémentine Margaine, Roberto Alagna
The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet's opera about a soldier who falls in love with a gypsy woman.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 2, 2019
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Laurent Pelly
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Cast: Javier Camarena, Pretty Yende, Maurizio Muraro, Stephanie Blythe
The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti's opera about an orphan girl raised by an army regiment.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 10, 2019
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Cast: Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the ballet based on the classic fairy tale.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

DIE WALKÜRE
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 30, 2019
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Giancarlo del Monaco
Composer: Richard Wagner
Cast: Christine Goerke, Stuart Skelton, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Greer Grimsley
The Metropolitan Opera performs the second opera from Wagner's Ring cycle.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

THE GOLDEN AGE
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 7, 2019
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Cast: Nina Kaptsova, Ruslan Skvortsov, Mikhail Lobukhin
The Bolshoi Ballet performs the ballet about a young fisherman who falls in love with a beautiful cabaret dancer.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet

DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 11, 2019
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: John Dexter
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Cast: Isabel Leonard, Karita Mattila
The Metropolitan Opera performs Poulenc's opera inspired by the martyrdom of 16 Carmelite nuns in 1794.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

CARMEN SUITE / PETRUSHKA
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 19, 2019
Genre: Ballet
Theatre: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Choreographers: Alberto Alonso (Carmen Suite), Edward Clug (Petrushka)
Composer: Georges Bizet and Rodion Shchedrin (Carmen Suite), Igor Stravinsky (Petrushka)
Cast: TBD
The Bolshoi Ballet performs a pair of one-act ballets.
More Information: Bolshoi Ballet


Recommended Reading:
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!