The Met’s HD Live in Schools program brings live opera performances to students across the nation through high-definition transmissions at their local movie theaters. The Met provides high-definition performance transmissions to school sites in the five boroughs of New York City, where students, teachers, and chaperones watch HD Live in Schools performances free of charge. In the the Bronx, the MET has teamed up with Lehman Stages to provide HD screening in the Lovinger Theatre.
Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna: Sonya Yoncheva and Anna Netrebko. Vittorio Grigolo and Marcelo Álvarez alternate in the role of Tosca’s revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi, with Sir Bryn Terfel, Michael Volle, and Željko Lučić as the depraved police chief Scarpia. Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts.