Monthly Screenings

The Met: Live in HD - 2019/20

Advanced ticket sales for the 2019/20 Season:

For 2018/19 Series Members - 26.05-08.06.2019

(Assigned seats will not be held beyond this date)

Advanced Full Season ticket sales - 09.06.2019

Full Season purchases available at the Cinematheque Box Office only

Limited Seating

Individual events tickets available from 16.06.2019


Pricing for Members:

Advanced Booking for 2019/20 Series Members – 1,040 NIS / Full price for Members: 1,150 NIS / Single ticket for Members – 140 NIS

Pricing for Non-Members:

Advanced Booking – 1,250 NIS / Full price: 1,390 NIS / Single ticket – 170 NIS


Operas will begin on the specified time; doors will close 15 minutes before the event begins. Entrance will not be allowed after the start of the broadcast.

The Met operas are screened live via satellite. The Cinematheque is not responsible for any disruptions that may occur during the transmission.


Giacomo Puccini | REVIVAL

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot, which stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men. 


Jules Massenet | REVIVAL

Manon’s story—from innocent country girl to celebrated courtesan to destitute prisoner—is one of the great tragic tales in literature and music. Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. 

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini | REVIVAL

Hui He stars as Cio-Cio-San, the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer Pinkerton, sung by Andrea CarèPier Giorgio Morandi conducts Anthony Minghella’s beautiful, atmospheric production.


Philip Glass | MET PREMIERE

Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role of the Egyptian pharaoh who attempted to inspire his people to adopt a new religion, abandoning the worship of the old gods for that of a single deity. This production the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.



Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century. Berg’s dark exploration of a soldier besieged by the evils of society. 

Onsite screening
Opera on Screen

Porgy and Bess


America’s “folk opera,” as the 1935 creators described it, tells the story of disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue. Infused with the timeless melodies of the much-loved classics.


George Frideric Handel | MET PREMIERE

In Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the present. 

Der Fliegende Holländer

Richard Wagner | NEW PRODUCTION

For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free. 

Onsite screening
Opera on Screen


Giacomo Puccini | REVIVAL

Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller. Star soprano Anna Netrebko is the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi. Bertrand de Billy conducts the electrifying score, which features some of Puccini’s most memorable melodies.

Maria Stuarda

Gaetano Donizetti | REVIVAL

Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.