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Met Opera’s 2022 Summer HD Festival Starts on August 26

Aug 8, 2022
Met Opera HD Festival

The Metropolitan Opera’s 13th Summer HD Festival will run from Friday, August 26, to Monday, September 5. The free festival will kick off with a film screening of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, co-presented by Film at Lincoln Center. The rest of the lineup features ten thrilling encore presentations from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of cinema transmissions.  

The festival highlights some of the Met’s most celebrated new productions from recent years, such as the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Philip Glass’s Akhnaten, and Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones. BlanFeatured artists include Angel Blue, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Lise Davidsen, Will Liverman, Latonia Moore, Nadine Sierra, Lisette Oropesa, Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, Isabel Leonard, and Liudmyla Monastyrska. If you missed it before, now is the perfect opportunity to see Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones. It received great reviews, including from the New York Times. You don't want to miss it!

For each performance, approximately 3,000 seats will be available on the Lincoln Center Plaza, as well as additional space for overflow crowds. Seats will be first-come-first-served. No tickets are required, and there are no rain dates. 

For the full line up, please click here.

Photo credit: The Metropolitan Opera