Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts

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The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.
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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.

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 16, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Julie Taymor
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Christiane Karg, Kathryn Lewek, Stephen Milling, Thomas Oliemans
The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart's opera about a prince who sets out to rescue the daughter of the Queen of the Night.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 30, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Bartlett Sher
Composer: Charles Gounod
Cast: Stephen Costello, Nadine Sierra
The Metropolitan Opera performs Gounod's opera based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

DON GIOVANNI
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 27, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Michael Grandage
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast: Peter Mattei, Gerald Finley, Isabel Leonard, Hera Hyesang Park, Ailyn Pérez
The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart's opera based on the legend of seducer Don Juan.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

DEAD MAN WALKING
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 17, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Ivo van Hove
Composer: Jake Heggie
Cast: Joyce DiDonato, Etienne Dupuis, Susan Graham, Latonia Moore
The Metropolitan Opera performs Heggie's opera based on Sister Helen Prejean's memoir about her fight for the soul of a condemned murderer.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 24, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Herbert Wernicke
Composer: Richard Strauss
Cast: Elza van den Heever, Evelyn Herlitzius, Nina Stemme, Klaus Florian Vogt, Michael Volle
The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss' opera about a half-human Empress in search of a shadow.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

NABUCCO
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 8, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Cast: Anna Netrebko, George Gagnidze, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Dmitry Belosselskiy, Najmiddin Mavlyanov,
The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi's opera about a the King of Babylon, and his daughter who is in love with an Israelite.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera

IL PIRATA
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 22, 2021
Genre: Opera
Theatre: Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Director: John Copley
Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
Cast: Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena
The Metropolitan Opera performs Bellini's opera about a woman driven mad by her love for an exiled pirate.
More Information: The Metropolitan Opera


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