Go behind the scenes with Met opera stars including interviews with cast, crew, and production teams who give an unprecedented look at what goes into the staging of an opera.
Experience the eighth season of the Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of Massenet’s Werther will be presented live on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT, followed by an Encore presentation in select cinemas on Wednesday, March 19th at 6:30 PM in all time zones.
Two of opera’s greatest artists—Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch—appear together for the first time at the Met in Massenet’s sublime adaptation of Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance. It is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the Met’s recent hit production of Carmen. Rising young maestro Alain Altinoglu conducts.