Saw La damnation de Faust (Berlioz) this afternoon in an HD telecast to a local theater from a live performance at the Met. I don't remember if I mentioned it before but the Met is telecasting its entire season that way (the info is here).
The camera work made this production seem more like watching a movie than a staged event, and subtitles translated the sense of the lyrics, both of which features I found a little disorienting for the first five or ten minutes - but once I'd made the adjustment between what I'd expected and what I was seeing the performance was thoroughly enjoyable and the big-theater sound magnificent. I'm hoping to catch another production, possibly Puccini's La Rondine in January, before the season ends.
If you're interested in seeing some first class opera and the Met has a broadcast season in your area, give this program serious consideration. The broadcast format works and the experience is worth every penny.