2022 - 2023
MET Live Opera Season

Tickets and Box Office

General Public - $20

Goddard Members - $15

Senior Citizens - $15

Students - $10

 

Members, sponsors, and the general public alike must call and make reservations before the day of the show to guarantee food service; a light meal, included in the cost of admission, will be served one hour prior to the performance. At door ticket sales will not include a meal at a reduced price.

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Medea

Saturday, October 29th, 2022
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Based on Pierre Corneille's Médée and the tragedy by Euripides, Medea tells the story of the titular sorceress, spurned by Giasone after having helped him steal the golden fleece, who comes to Corinth, where Giasone is about to marry the princess Glauce, to seek her revenge.

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La Traviata

Saturday, November 12th, 2022
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

La traviata tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont. Played out against the hypocrisy of upper-class fashionable society, Alfredo and Violetta's love threatens to shame his family.

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The Hours

Saturday, December 17th, 2022
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and made a household name by the Oscar-winning 2002 film version starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, the powerful story follows three women from different eras who each grapple with their inner demons and their roles in society.

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Fedora

Saturday, January 21st, 2023

Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Princess Fedora is engaged to the Count whom she is madly in love with. However, he has betrayed her with another woman and at the sound of sleigh-bells, he is brought in mortally wounded. Many believe that Count Loris Ipanov is the man responsible for the crime and the police set out on an investigation. Fedora swears revenged for her beloved’s death.

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Lohengrin

Saturday, March 25th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

When King Heinrich of Saxony arrives at Brabant castle, Telramund and his wife, the pagan princess Ortrud, tell the king a lie. They state that Elsa has murdered her brother, Gottfried, in order to inherit his money. Luckily, a knight in shining armor comes to save Elsa. However, does this only on the condition that she never asks his identity. The Knight and Elsa soon fall in love. However, on their wedding night, she makes the mistake of asking his identity. This question breaks a spell that allowed him to remain at Brabant with her. Lohengrin now must return to the Grail but promises that Gottfried will return.

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Falstaff

Saturday, April 8th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

The fat, old knight, Falstaff, seeks to seduce two married women in order to steal some money, and have a little fun. Alice and Meg receive the letters of invitation, shocked that the fat, old man would expect them to swoon, and amused because they have both received the exact same letter. Seeking to punish Falstaff, they plan to make a fool of him, letting him think, for a while, that they have accepted. Ford, Alice’s husband, discovers Falstaff’s plan, but is not in on the prank that Alice is plotting, therefore believing himself to be betrayed. As multiple plots coincide, Falstaff is at the center of the chaos and mixed communication. Hilariously, all come together against Falstaff and succeed in making him a fool, and showing him the wrong in his ways. They all laugh together in the end, and declare that “he who laughs last, laughs best.”

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Der Rosenkavalier

Saturday, April 29th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Time is passing for the Marschallin, and her passionate affair with the young Count Octavian Rofrano makes her feel it more than ever. She is not the young girl she remembers, but she also does not know how to continue on as this older woman. When her cousin, Baron Ochs von Lerchenau, announces his engagement to the young Sophie von Faninal, she remembers her own forced marriage many years before and the passage of time seems even more poignant. She chooses Octavian to be the Baron’s rose-bearer, appointing him to carry out the custom of delivering the silver rose to the Baron’s bride-to-be.

 

The Baron’s plans to marry the young heiress to the Faninal fortune are thwarted when Octavian arrives bearing the rose and steals Sophie’s heart. The Baron’s disgusting behavior and reputation for never settling his debts has not made him popular, so, with the help of several members of the household, a plot is hatched to disgrace him teach him a lesson.

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Champion

Saturday, May 13th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portrays Griffith’s older self, haunted by the ghosts of his past.

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Don Giovanni

Saturday, May 27th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Mozart's outrageous comedy tells the tale of an incorrigible young playboy who blazes a path to his own destruction in a single day. Based on the story of Don Juan, Don Giovanni follows an irresistible (yet irresponsible and amoral) youth who is loved by women almost as universally as he loves them.

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Die Zauberflöte (Magic Flute)

Saturday, June 17th, 2023
Meal: 10:55 am Show : 11:55am

Tamino, a prince lost in a foreign land, is being pursued by an enormous monster. He is rescued by three mysterious ladies, who kill the monster and give Tamino a picture of Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, with whom he falls instantly in love.

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