MARIA STUARDA Makes Met Premiere on New Year's Eve Starring Joyce DiDonato

The January 19 performance of Maria Stuarda will be transmitted live to movie theaters around the world as part of The Met: Live in HD series. Soprano Deborah Voigt will host the transmission. The Met: Live in HD is now seen in more than 1,900 theaters in 64 countries around the world.

Tonight's December 31 opening performance will be broadcast live on Metropolitan Opera Radio on SIRIUS XM Channel 74, as will the performances on January 8, 15, 19, and 23. The 4 performances will also be streamed live on the Met's website,

The January 19 performance will be broadcast live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.

For more information on this season's performances of Maria Stuarda, visit the Met's website at

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