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Salome

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Met ‘Salome’ stays lukewarm
11 Dec 16 / New York Observer
A womanly Salome, angels in burqas
10 Dec 16 / New York Times
Racette an unlikely success at Met's Revival of Salome
8 Dec 16 / Bachtrack
A riveting Racette ignites in Met’s “Salome”
7 Dec 16 / Classical Review
Jenufa

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Jenufa en Nueva York
11 Dec 16 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Oksana Dyka is radiant in the title-role, from anxiety to tragedy and finally to elation
7 Nov 16 / Classical Source
Met's revival of Janáček's 'Jenůfa' highlights Karita Mattila
2 Nov 16 / WQXR New York
Karita Mattila - now Kostelnička - still steals Jenůfa at the Met
2 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Rock-a-bye, baby
31 Oct 16 / The Huffington Post
'Jenufa' with signature vocals and a really big rock
31 Oct 16 / New York Times
Oksana Dyka leads inspired cast in powerful performance of Janáček’s “Jenůfa”
31 Oct 16 / Classical Review
L'humanité rayonnante de Karita Mattila
31 Oct 16 / Forum Opéra
L'Amour de loin

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Met Opera's 'L'Amour' makes diva walk on water
8 Dec 16 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de loin triumphs at the Met
7 Dec 16 / Bachtrack
The Met opera production by Robert Lepage is a visual masterpiece
7 Dec 16 / Opera Today
Saariaho’s “L’Amour” makes a luminous and mesmerizing Met debut
3 Dec 16 / Classical Review
Kaija Saariaho opera walks on artificial water at the Met
3 Dec 16 / WQXR New York
A newly relevant 'L'Amour de Loin' at the Met
3 Dec 16 / New York Times
Songs across the sea
3 Dec 16 / Wall Street Journal
Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin is iridescently beautiful
3 Dec 16 / Vulture
Lepage holds Met Opera’s new ‘L’Amour de Loin’ hostage
3 Dec 16 / ZEALnyc
With 28,000 LEDs, It's Lights! Lights! Lights! Action!
Robert Lepage discusses using all those shimmering LEDs in the staging of Kaija Saariaho's "L'Amour de Loin" at the Meltropolitan Opera.
The troubadour and the lady
With “L’Amour de Loin,” Kaija Saariaho is the first female composer to have a work performed at the Metropolitan Opera for more than a century.
Manon Lescaut

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Notable Manon Lescaut en Nueva York
7 Dec 16 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Puccini’s masterful music radiated inviting warmth
23 Nov 16 / Classical Source
Diva Anna Netrebko, the Met’s flaming youth
17 Nov 16 / New York Observer
Anna Netrebko overcomes flawed production of Manon Lescaut at the Met
17 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Netrebko and Álvarez blaze in Met’s “Manon Lescaut”
16 Nov 16 / Classical Review
A courtesan in need of context
16 Nov 16 / New York Times
Tristan und Isolde

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 27

"Amour, amour je t'aime tant!"
6 Dec 16 / WDR
In dark political times, find deliverance at the opera
8 Nov 16 / Vanity Fair
Triomphe pour le Wagner sans concession de Mariusz Treliński
8 Nov 16 / Concertclassic.com
Un Tristan reflejo de nuestro tiempo
29 Oct 16 / Miami Clásica
The Met’s new Tristan: musically sumptuous, but dramatically inert
29 Oct 16 / Seen and Heard
A missed opportunity
20 Oct 16 / The Opera Critic
Mieux vaut tard que jamais
18 Oct 16 / Forum Opéra
Death and transfiguration
17 Oct 16 / The Opera Critic
The Met’s musically strong Tristan is lost at sea
12 Oct 16 / Seen and Heard
A bleak “Tristan und Isolde” at the Met, and a playful “Das Rheingold” at the Lyric Opera of Chicago
11 Oct 16 / The New Yorker
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD season starts with stunning 'Tristan and Isolde'
10 Oct 16 / Mass Live
‘Tristan und Isolde’ soars, while ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘La Bohème’ fail to impress
7 Oct 16 / New York Observer
The agony and ecstasy of the Met's new Tristan und Isolde
7 Oct 16 / Broadway World
Met’s new Tristan sets bright voices against dark view
6 Oct 16 / Classical Voice North America
Simon Rattle, Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton launched New York’s opera season with a searing Tristan
3 Oct 16 / The Observer
Love and death at the Met
2 Oct 16 / The Epoch Times
Trelinski's passionless Tristan und Isolde opens Met season
29 Sep 16 / Bachtrack
Classic opera Tristan und Isolde gets a modern Met twist
29 Sep 16 / Out
Met opens season with a dark yet musically triumphant “Tristan”
28 Sep 16 / Classical Review
Lovers sailing into darkness
28 Sep 16 / Wall Street Journal
An opening night to remember featuring an all-star cast, brilliant production & a genius in the pit
28 Sep 16 / Latinos Post
Musical marvel in a grim, cynical cloak
28 Sep 16 / The Guardian
Met's new 'Tristan und Isolde' goes radical
28 Sep 16 / WQXR New York
Tired tropes in Tristan und Isolde
28 Sep 16 / Vulture
Love is a battlefield in the Met’s compelling ‘Tristan und Isolde’
28 Sep 16 / New York Observer
For the most glittering of evenings, the Met opts for a dark 'Tristan.' Good for them
28 Sep 16 / Washington Post
In the Met's new 'Tristan,' the musical values take the honors
27 Sep 16 / New York Times
Tristan und Isolde in Times Square
Wagner would have loved it...I hope, the great surge of humanity gathered respectfully in Times Square to see opening night of Tristan und Isolde at the Met, me among them.
Stuart Skelton’s Tristan makes Aussie operatic history
The Sydney-born Heldentenor triumphs as the first ever Australian Tristan at the Metropolitan Opera
Taking on 'Tristan,' a role that demands much of a tenor
The Metropolitan Opera’s season will open with “Tristan und Isolde,” starring Stuart Skelton, who waited for just the right moment to embark on the role.
Why Wagner's Tristan und Isolde is the ultimate opera
The Met’s new season begins with a uniquely potent four-hour hymn to love, sex and death – at the end of which the audience may feel as if they have witnessed something revelatory, even life-changing.
Nina Stemme takes on her biggest Met Opera assignment yet
Nina Stemme, the Swedish dramatic soprano, is singing Isolde, perhaps her greatest role, in a new production of Tristan und Isolde that will open the new Metropolitan Opera season.
Trump versus Clinton leaves opera fans with Wagnerian dilemma
The Metropolitan Opera will open its season on the same night as the first U.S. presidential debate, forcing a difficult choice on its patrons: Tristan und Isolde or Donald and Hillary?
Dauntless
The Met’s new Isolde this month is Nina Stemme, who thrives on the challenges of opera’s toughest roles.
‘Tristan’ to open Met season in 2016
The inventive Polish director Mariusz Trelinski will direct a new production of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” that will open the Met’s season in 2016.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Stars align in Met's Bohème with Opolais, Beczala, Kele and Cavalletti
29 Nov 16 / Broadway World
‘Tristan und Isolde’ soars, while ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘La Bohème’ fail to impress
7 Oct 16 / New York Observer
Ailyn Perez sings glorious Mimi at the Met
3 Oct 16 / Classics Today
'La Boheme,' in all its excessive glory
30 Sep 16 / New York Times
Met’s “Bohème” offers vocal highlights with room for dramatic growth
30 Sep 16 / Classical Review
A singer's journey: from solitary confinement to the Met Opera
Ryan Speedo Green, a 30 year-old bass-baritone with a budding international career, is the subject of a new book and much attention.
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Simon Keenlyside: Don Giovanni for ever
22 Nov 16 / WDR
A direct and engaging Don Giovanni at the Met
8 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Le retour en force de Simon Keenlyside
5 Nov 16 / Concertclassic.com
Superb singing and playing in Met’s traditional production of Don Giovanni
26 Oct 16 / Seen and Heard
Simon Keenlyside returns
17 Oct 16 / The Opera Critic
Calorosa l’accoglienza da parte di un pubblico non foltissimo
14 Oct 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
‘Tristan und Isolde’ soars, while ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘La Bohème’ fail to impress
7 Oct 16 / New York Observer
A welcome return for Simon Keenlyside
3 Oct 16 / The Observer
Keenlyside returns to Met with a low-key Don Giovanni
1 Oct 16 / Broadway World
A singer's strong return in a drab 'Don Giovanni'
29 Sep 16 / New York Times
A winning cast sparks joy in Don Giovanni revival at the Met
29 Sep 16 / Bachtrack
“Don Giovanni” revival offers middling Mozart at the Met
29 Sep 16 / Classical Review
After setbacks, a baritone works his way back to the Met Opera
Simon Keenlyside, the British singer, discussed vocal damage and other recent challenges ahead of his turn in Mozart's "Don Giovanni."
Paul Appleby replaces Rolando Villazon in Met's Don Giovanni
Paul Appleby will sing the role of Don Ottavio in this season's September and October performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, replacing Rolando Villazón, who has withdrawn due to illness.
Guillaume Tell

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Retour en demi-teinte
15 Nov 16 / Concertclassic.com
Sommersi e salvati
14 Nov 16 / L'Ape musicale
Rossini’s operatic swan song, Guillaume Tell, at the Met
7 Nov 16 / Classics Today
The cosmic message of "William Tell"
1 Nov 16 / The New Yorker
Guillermo Tell le apunta a la gran manzana
1 Nov 16 / Miami Clásica
The stirring music of the Met’s Guillaume Tell helps offset its aimless direction
28 Oct 16 / Vulture
Musically outstanding, but an awkwardly staged Guillaume Tell at the Met
25 Oct 16 / Bachtrack
A ‘Tell’ tale with no heart
21 Oct 16 / New York Observer
A new, abstract 'Guillaume Tell' at the Met Opera
20 Oct 16 / New York Times
For ‘William Tell’ nerds, the Met does (reasonably) well by Rossini's epic
20 Oct 16 / WQXR New York
Rossini’s last opera gets a new staging
20 Oct 16 / Wall Street Journal
Superb singing hits the target in Met’s stolid “Guillaume Tell”
20 Oct 16 / Classical Review
Man scattering friend’s ashes during opera prompted Met shutdown
A Dallas man caused a fright at the opera Saturday when he strode up to the front of the theater during intermission — and scattered the ashes of his beloved dead friend inside the orchestra pit.
Metropolitan Opera cancels performance
Met cancels performance after powdery substance is tossed into orchestra pit. The police were investigating the material, which the authorities said may have been human ashes.
Gerald Finley: on target with Guillaume Tell
The great bass-baritone sings the role at the Met after a bare-chested turn in the controversial ROH production – and it’s not just his voice that excites.
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

This performance of Verdi’s Aida generated little excitement
13 Nov 16 / Classical Source
Met's revival of Aida an occasion to celebrate an enduring masterpiece
10 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Met’s sturdy “Aida’ delivers the Verdian goods
10 Nov 16 / Classical Review
An 'Aida' at the Met that may not be Zeffirelli's, but it's big
7 Nov 16 / New York Times
L'Italiana in Algeri

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

«Cruda sorte!»
9 Nov 16 / Concertclassic.com
L'Italienne à Alger au Met dirigée par James Levine
1 Nov 16 / ResMusica
Divine madness
28 Oct 16 / The Opera Critic
L'art de divertir
17 Oct 16 / Forum Opéra
The Ponnelle production is old-fashioned in the best sense
9 Oct 16 / The Epoch Times
An evening of over-the-top shenanigans and ostentatious musical pyrotechnics
7 Oct 16 / Classical Source
An Italian Girl full of exuberance at the Met
7 Oct 16 / Bachtrack
Abdrazakov’s delightful Bey lifts Met’s rough-edged Rossini
6 Oct 16 / Classical Review
'L'Italiana in Algeri,' a comedy with coloratura and pasta
6 Oct 16 / New York Times
Elektra

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

'Elektra' goes global
17 May 16 / LA Observed
"Elektra" at the Met, two ways
12 May 16 / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Nina Stemme at her supreme best
10 May 16 / Boulezian
Pieczonka and Owens Star in Chéreau’s landmark Met Elektra
3 May 16 / Seen and Heard
The Met ends its season with a powerful ‘Elektra’
2 May 16 / The Epoch Times
Magnificent futility: Richard Strauss’s ‘Elektra’ at the Met
30 Apr 16 / New York Observer
Stellar Stemme heads Chéreau Elektra at Met
26 Apr 16 / Classical Voice North America
Met's new Elektra has the cast and conductor – but where's the catharsis?
26 Apr 16 / Broadway World
Elektra selon Chéreau au Metropolitan Opera de New York
23 Apr 16 / Diapason
The controlled fury of the Met’s Elektra
19 Apr 16 / Vulture
Met's new Elektra a triumph of music and theater
18 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Etranges sensations
17 Apr 16 / Forum Opéra
'Elektra' at the Met does full justice to Strauss's masterpiece
16 Apr 16 / New York Times
A tale of utter futility can be magnificent
16 Apr 16 / New York Observer
Salonen reveals the dramatic core of Strauss's 'Elektra'
16 Apr 16 / WQXR New York
Bleak house
16 Apr 16 / parterre box
Stemme, Meier light a fire in Met’s probing “Elektra”
16 Apr 16 / Classical Review
Vengeance reigns in new staging of ‘Elektra’
16 Apr 16 / The Huffington Post
Waltraud Meier as a human Klytemnestra in Met performance
No monsters of depravity for Waltraud Meier, thank you. The German mezzo-soprano takes a very different view of the Greek queen Klytemnestra than the one usually seen in Richard Strauss’ ”Elektra.”
An ‘Elektra’ at the Met inhabited by a vital spirit
Patrice Chéreau did not live to see his final production, Strauss’s “Elektra,” come to the Metropolitan Opera, where it will open on Thursday.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Pure Bliss
16 May 16 / The Opera Critic
Oh, to be abducted from this Seraglio at the Met
5 May 16 / Broadway World
A sparkling Mozart for Levine’s finale
30 Apr 16 / The Huffington Post
John Dexter's genial Entführung revived at The Metropolitan Opera
26 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Levine’s affinity for Mozart’s music remains undiminished
26 Apr 16 / Classical Source
James Levine opens last run as Metropolitan Opera music director
25 Apr 16 / New York Times
James Levine conducts final opera at the Met as music director
Emotions ran high, with prolonged standing ovations for Mr Levine, who has held his position since 1976.
Otello

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 28

Viva Verdi!
16 May 16 / The Opera Critic
A strange altercation couldn’t keep this quite respectable ‘Otello’ down
3 May 16 / New York Observer
Francesco Anile steps in as Otello
2 May 16 / Classical Source
Tight ensemble over Sher’s exsanguinated Otello at The Met
23 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Mare e Venezia appena suggeriti, ma convincenti
7 Nov 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Dramma della gelosia
27 Oct 15 / Leidmotief
The Met delivers a colorblind ‘Otello’ whose Moor is as white as Desdemona 


21 Oct 15 / CNY Café Momus
Static staging but plenty of musical tension in the Met’s new Otello
19 Oct 15 / Seen and Heard
Bartlett Sher's new Otello fails to ignite
14 Oct 15 / The Opera Critic
Yoncheva as Desdemona shines in new Verdi Otello at the Met
8 Oct 15 / Broadway World
A missed opportunity: opening night at the Met
2 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
Great voices rule as the Met gives Otello a new face
1 Oct 15 / Classical Voice North America
Nézet-Séguin gave a clear, seamless and often powerful account of the score
28 Sep 15 / Classical Source
Die Geschichte vom Mohr, der kein Mohr sein durfte
26 Sep 15 / Die Welt
Despite drab staging, magnificent singing and conducting make for a triumphant Met “Otello”
25 Sep 15 / Classical Review
Der Mohr kann gehen!
25 Sep 15 / Der Tagesspiegel
A desultory ‘Otello’ disappoints at the Met
24 Sep 15 / New York Observer
Unfocused, unmagnetic Otello opens Met season
24 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
Lack of blackface makes history but Desdemona steals show
23 Sep 15 / The Guardian
Antonenko, Yoncheva's vocal supremacy rises above uninspired production
23 Sep 15 / Latinos Post
Bartlett Sher’s staging of Verdi’s ‘Otello’ is conceptual rather than believable
23 Sep 15 / Wall Street Journal
Metropolitan Opera’s new ‘Otello,’ bold and tentative
23 Sep 15 / New York Times
A new 'Otello' to open a new season
23 Sep 15 / The Huffington Post
Metropolitan Opera searches dark heart of 'Otello' in season opener
23 Sep 15 / WQXR New York
Otello is back, without blackface
23 Sep 15 / Vulture
The production is chilly, but the music reaches great heights
23 Sep 15 / Financial Times
A whiter shade of pale
23 Sep 15 / parterre box
Met Opera opens with dark (but not blackface) ‘Otello’
23 Sep 15 / Washington Post
Metropolitan Opera tenor takes the stage again — in costume
Francesco Anile who made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera on a moment’s notice last weekend — while still wearing a T-shirt, jeans and sneakers — got another chance in the spotlight Thursday night.
Tenor makes Metropolitan Opera debut in jeans and a t-shirt
The Italian tenor who made his Metropolitan Opera debut Saturday with only five minutes notice — wearing a T-shirt, jeans, and sneakers — called his surprise performance “the crowning of a dream.”
Italian tenor makes Met Opera debut with 5 minutes notice
Francesco Anile got to make his Metropolitan Opera debut in a T-shirt, blue jeans and sneakers.
Talking race and “blackface” in opera
A conversation between five opera singers about race in opera, motivated by the Metropolitan Opera’s decision to stop using “blackface” in its new production of Verdi’s “Otello.”
Metropolitan Opera star soprano on her 'Otello' role
Soprano opera star Sonya Yoncheva joins Lunch Break With Tanya Rivero to discuss her role as Desdemona in "Otello" at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
Debating ‘Otello,’ blackface and casting trends
Ben Brantley and Anthony Tommasini weigh in on the debate set off by the Metropolitan Opera’s decision to forgo darkening makeup in its latest production.
Decision to scrap blackface from Otello not complicated
Bartlett Sher says the cultural implications in the US made its use ‘completely unthinkable’ despite its persistence in performances of Verdi’s opera.
Met Opera season opens with red carpet, Times Square simulcast
Monday's opening night of the Metropolitan Opera season brought the traditional red carpet, gussied-up celebrity guests and a parade of arriving singers.
Otello without blackface highlights an enduring opera tradition
That leading opera houses have continued to use blackface into the 21st century may be more surprising to many people than the news that the Met is ending it.
Metropolitan Opera drops use of blackface in Otello
When the Metropolitan Opera mounts a new production of Verdi's Otello in September there will be one important change; none of the actors will use blackface.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Maria Agresta is an undeniable force in title role of 'La Boheme'
5 May 16 / Latinos Post
La Bohème chez Disney
21 Apr 16 / Altamusica
West Side Boheme
17 Apr 16 / Forum Opéra
New voices in Met’s “Zeffirelli Bohème”
25 Jan 16 / Classics Today
In ‘Turandot’ and ‘La Bohème,’ a new depth of emotion
15 Jan 16 / New York Times
Embroidered silk
8 Jan 16 / parterre box
Franco Zeffirelli's 'La Bohème' revisits a take on love and loss
25 Nov 15 / New York Times
Met’s “Bohème” provides warmth and comfort in a harsh world
25 Nov 15 / Classical Review
Roberto Devereux

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 15

Roberto Devereux clôt en beauté la trilogie Tudor du Met de New York
23 Apr 16 / Diapason
A right royal performance from Sondra Radvanovsky in Roberto Devereux
19 Apr 16 / Seen and Heard
Completing triple, Radvanovsky regal in Met’s Devereux
13 Apr 16 / Classical Voice North America
Radvanovsky takes the throne in ‘Roberto Devereux’
4 Apr 16 / The Epoch Times
Radvanovsky completes Donizetti hat trick with potent Devereux at the Met
2 Apr 16 / Broadway World
Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen in The Met's Roberto Devereux
31 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
A soprano’s hat trick
30 Mar 16 / Wall Street Journal
Elizabeth’s rival, Sarah, was sung superbly by Elīna Garanča
28 Mar 16 / Classical Source
The Met’s ‘Roberto Devereux’ is dreary when it’s not plain vulgar
27 Mar 16 / New York Observer
I want your Essex
26 Mar 16 / parterre box
Radvanovsky triumphs in “Roberto Devereux”
26 Mar 16 / The Huffington Post
The Met’s glamorous Roberto Devereux
26 Mar 16 / Vulture
‘Roberto Devereux’ at the Met, and a soprano’s triple crown
26 Mar 16 / New York Times
Sondra Radvanovsky completes three Queens triathlon at the Met
26 Mar 16 / WQXR New York
With Met’s “Roberto Devereux” premiere, Radvanovsky crowns her Tudor tour-de-force
26 Mar 16 / Classical Review
A night (and many days) backstage at the Metropolitan Opera
To capture the work that goes into an opera’s elaborate staging, James Estrin observed weeks of rehearsals for the Met’s “Roberto Devereux.”
'Singing bel canto means living like a nun'
When Robert Devereux opens this week at the Met, the American soprano, Sondra Radvanovsky, will have sung the ‘three queens’ in one season – a feat made famous by Beverly Sills.
Can David McVicar bring peace to the opera wars?
“Roberto Devereux” will be his fifth opera at the Met this season, making him an important director at the house.
Simon Boccanegra

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Fin de règne
21 Apr 16 / Altamusica
Long live Levine!
19 Apr 16 / Forum Opéra
Domingo Still Dominates the Stage in ‘Simon Boccanegra’
11 Apr 16 / The Epoch Times
Old guard stands up well in Met’s revival of Simon Boccanegra
5 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Doge days
5 Apr 16 / parterre box
Verdi's 'Simon Boccanegra' at the Met, and a question of career timing
4 Apr 16 / New York Times
Domingo and Levine bring rich, visceral advocacy to Met’s “Boccanegra”
3 Apr 16 / Classical Review
Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Kristine Opolais delivers heart-breaking turn for the ages
12 Apr 16 / Latinos Post
Passion, lyricism, tension and drama in Met’s Live in HD Madama Butterfly
4 Apr 16 / Seen and Heard
Anthony Minghella met Madama Butterfly in New York
4 Apr 16 / Leidmotief
Kristine Opolais breaks hearts in Met's Madama Butterfly
21 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Opolais and Alagna at their heights in an unforgettable Met “Butterfly”
19 Mar 16 / Classical Review
Butterfly flutters again
6 Mar 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
One night each for two divas who set the Met reeling
4 Mar 16 / New York Observer
Madama Butterfly makes triumphant return to the Met
29 Feb 16 / NY Sports Day
Wise woman
24 Feb 16 / parterre box
Spread your wings and fly
23 Feb 16 / The Huffington Post
‘Madama Butterfly’ showcases Ana María Martínez
23 Feb 16 / New York Times
Met’s dramatically inert “Butterfly” still in larval stage
21 Feb 16 / Classical Review
Le nozze di Figaro

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Andante mozartiano
23 Mar 16 / L'Ape musicale
Despite questions about setting, the Metropolitan Opera's The Marriage of Figaro excels thanks to an outstanding cast
5 Mar 16 / TheaterJones
In the Met’s ‘Figaro,’ a scene stealer in her element
1 Mar 16 / New York Times
It’s in the wind: Sir Richard Eyre’s Le nozze di Figaro returns to The Met
1 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
L'elisir d'amore

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Io son ricco, e tu sei bella
21 Mar 16 / L'Ape musicale
Grigolo wins the girl and the evening in Met's L’elisir d'amore
17 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
‘L’Elisir d’Amore,’ with Vittorio Grigòlo
16 Mar 16 / New York Times
Stars serve Donizetti well in Met’s “L’Elisir”
12 Mar 16 / Classical Review
Don Pasquale

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Camarena conquers the Met again in Donizetti comedy
21 Mar 16 / Classics Today
La virtù magica
21 Mar 16 / L'Ape musicale
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News & Articles

What happened to new opera at the Met?
When the Metropolitan Opera decided to scrap a planned new work by Osvaldo Golijov, the news seemed both stunning and obvious.
1 Dec 2016 / Vulture
Osvaldo Golijov's new opera for the Met is called off
Long-delayed plans for the Metropolitan Opera to present a new opera by Osvaldo Golijov, a celebrated composer whose output has slowed in recent years, have fizzled.
30 Nov 2016 / New York Times
Met Oprea Guild moves to sell memorabilia to raise money
The guild is seeking permission in court to sell off a memorabilia collection with an estimated value of more than $1 million; it wants to divide the proceeds with the Met.
24 Nov 2016 / New York Times
'Sweet gesture gone wrong'
Met Opera forgives man who spread friend's ashes. Roger Kaiser apologises after shows were cancelled when he tipped powder into orchestra pit so that cancer victim would ‘forever enjoy beautiful music.’
4 Nov 2016 / The Guardian
Opera lover apologises for scattering ashes and silencing the Met
The Dallas opera lover who scattered a friend’s ashes in the orchestra pit at the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday, causing a terrorism scare, apologized Wednesday.
3 Nov 2016 / New York Times