Metropolitan Opera Announces 2023 Summer HD Festival

August 21, 2023 Desiree Homer

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its summer series of screenings, the 2023 Summer HD Festival, which is kicking off on August 25th. This highly-anticipated and annual event, which features free screenings of incredible, fan-favorite productions, is returning to the Lincoln Center Plaza. And these are the details you need to know so you can make plans to attend. You won't want to miss this year's lineup!

The Official Summer HD Festival Details

Mark your calendars to get in on the 2023 Summer HD Festival action. You can explore online to see what the Metropolitan Opera has in store this year and dive into additional information. Here’s a snapshot of the details to secure your seat!

Tickets: None required! More than 2500 seats will be available nightly.

When: Friday, August 25th through September 4th

Where: Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan

Time: Movies begin at 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM (See the schedule)

The Lineup of Screenings for 2023

Start exploring the incredible lineup of movie screenings for this year’s Summer HD Festival if you're looking for NYC things to do. Kicking off the series on August 25th is the 1987 romantic comedy, Moonstruck. The remaining schedule of screenings is as follows:

Saturday, August 26th: Verdi's La Traviata, Starring Nadine Sierra, Stephen Costello, and Luca Salsi

Sunday, August 27th: Cherubini's Medea, Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Matthew Polenzani, Jana Brugger, Ekaterina Gubanova, Michele Pertusi

Monday, August 28th: Puts's The Hours, Starring Renée Fleming, Kelli O'Hara, Joyce DiDonato

Tuesday, August 29th: Verdi's Falstaff, Starring Michael Volle, Ailyn Pérez, Hera Hyesang Park, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Bogdan Volkov, Christopher Maltman

Wednesday, August 30th: Dean's Hamlet, Starring Allan Clayton, Brenda Rae, Sarah Connolly, Rod Gilfry, John Relyea

Thursday, August 31st: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Christopher Maltman, Amanda Majeki, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, Adam Plachetka

Friday, September 1st: Giordano's Fedora, Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczala, Rosa Feola, Lucas Meachem

Saturday, September 2nd: Blanchard's Champion, Starring Eric Owens, Ryan Speedo Green, Latonia Moore

Sunday, September 3rd: Verdi's Rigoletto, Starring Quinn Kelsey, Rosa Feola, Piotr Beczala

Monday, September 4th: Pucccini's La Bohème, Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Susanna Phillips, Lucas Meachem, Alexey Lavrov, Matthew Rose

Make plans and arrive early to get your seat at the Metropolitan Opera’s 2023 Summer HD Festival! And remember, for any other event planning needs you have, such as putting together a surprise party for a friend or curating a professional corporate event, let the brilliant team at EMRG Media handle all the details!

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