The Metropolitan Opera is an opera house in New York. Founded in 1883, it was the first built on Broadway, and has a constant line-up of spectacular performances.
You don't have to travel to New York to see them though. Curzon are live streaming the Metropolitan's operatic masterpieces in HD in all their cinemas. These include their branches in Chelsea, Mayfair, Richmond, Renoir, and HMVCurzon Wimbledon.
Tickets are between £38.25-£45 for adults and £29.75-£35 for under 15s. Alternatively, if you are going to Mayfair you could also book seats in the Royal Box for £46.75-£55.
The Metroploitan Premiere of Donizetti's famous historic Tudor trilogy.
Approximate running time: 195 minutes with interval)
Conductor: Maurizio Benini, Production: David McVicar , Cast: Joyce DiDonato (Maria Stuarda), Elza van den Heever (Elisabetta), Francesco Meli (Leicester), Joshua Hopkins (Cecil), Matthew Rose (Talbot)