The Gershwins Porgy and Bess

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990. America’s “folk opera,” tells the story of the disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue.


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Joyce DiDonato stars as the power-hungry empress Agrippina in Sir David McVicar production. Renowned for his interpretations of the Baroque repertoire, Harry Bicket conducts.

Der Fliegende Holländer

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François Girard turns to another Wagnerian masterpiece, Der Fliegende Holländer, conducted by Valery Gergiev. For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman.

The Gershwins Porgy and Bess
Next Performance

“The Met: Live in HD” after the masterpiece “WOZZECK”, presents The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess opera on Saturday February 1 at 19:55 in a new production directed by James Robinson in his company debut. Eric Owens and Angel Blue star in the opera.

The Gershwins Porgy and Bess

Catfish Row, a tenement neighborhood of Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1920s. The inhabitants of Catfish Row are relaxing after a day’s work. Clara sings a lullaby to her baby.

Joyce Didonato

“The staggering, joyful artistry of Joyce DiDonato reminds us that in any generation there are a few giants. Joyce is not only a great, brave and inspiring artist – one of the finest singers of our time- but she is also a transformative presence in the arts.

Venues Network

The venues network includes the most important cultural venues in each city, among them Athens Concert Hall and Thessaloniki Concert Hall.

Program Sponsor

MYTILINEOS, which is one of Greece’s leading industrial companies, is the basic sponsor for the program The Met:Live in HD from the first year of its presentation in Greece.

Media Sponsors

The Met: Live in HD is transported for the 9th consecutive year, by ANTENNA Group in selected cultural events throughout Greece and Cyprus.