The Royal Theatre in Trail broadcasts the Metropolitan Opera LIVE from New York City in glorious HD on the big screen. The Royal Theatre plays host to hundreds of people who travel from miles around to attend this wonderful and highly sought after production.

One of only a handful of theatres providing this service, and the only one in the Kootenay's, the Royal Theatre is proud to have the MET Opera on their screen, and extend their invitation to all of you to come enjoy.

Individual Ticket Prices: $24.00 Adult ONLY AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. 

Mix & Match Ticket Pass - $144.00 – Choose 8 shows from either The National Theatre Live, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet or Met Opera, all for the price of 6! On Sale Now!

Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtimes. 

**Individual Event Tickets are NOT available in advance, sorry (due to cost and wastage - trust us we've tried!), they are only available at the door the day of the performance. We have 396 seats - plus WHEELCHAIR ACCESS - and GUARANTEE if we SELL OUT, the next performance is on us.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtimes. 


  ROMEO ET JULIETTE (3hrs29min) new production

 

When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. Bartlett Sher’s new production has already won acclaim for its vivid 18thcentury milieu and stunning costumes during runs at Salzburg and La Scala. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the sumptuous score.

Showtimes:   Saturday January 21 9:55 AM

  RUSALKA  (4hrs5min) new production

 

Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Director Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvořák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the all-star cast, and Mark Elder conducts.

Showtimes:   Saturday  February 25 9:55 AM

   LA TRAVIATA (2hrs54min)

 

Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts.

Showtimes:   Saturday March 11 9:55 AM

   IDOMENEO (4hrs18min) new production

 

Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.

Showtimes:   Saturday April 8 9:00 AM**

   EUGENE ONEGIN (3hrs57min)

 

Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as the lovestruck Tatiana and the aristocratic Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

Showtimes:   Saturday April 22 9:55 AM

   DER ROSENKAVALIER (4hrs47min) new production          

 

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.     

Showtimes:   Saturday May 20 9:00 AM**

 

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