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Maria Stuarda

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Radvanovsky tackles the second of The Met’s Three Queens... and wins
4 Feb 16 / Bachtrack
The Met’s spring of Donizetti starts off strong With Maria Stuarda
2 Feb 16 / Vulture
In ‘Maria Stuarda,’ Sondra Radvanovsky makes a vivid impact
1 Feb 16 / New York Times
Sondra Radvanovsky triumphs over a cold as Maria Stuarda
1 Feb 16 / The Epoch Times
Radvanovsky riveting in Met’s “Maria Stuarda”
31 Jan 16 / The Classical Review
Radvanovsky is superb in Donizetti's Game of Thrones
31 Jan 16 / The Huffington Post
Celso Albelo on 'closing the circle' at the Metropolitan Opera
Spanish tenor Celso Albelo did not always want to be an opera singer. In fact, he had no idea he was going to be a musician when he started his university studies as a major in art history.
Les pêcheurs de perles

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 20

Metopolitan Opera’s new production of Bizet’s ‘Pearl Fishers’ a New York rarity
2 Feb 16 / The Examiner
Met’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles commemorates the centenary of its last appearance
19 Jan 16 / Seen and Heard
What a tawdry piece it is: Met Opera Live’s Les pêcheurs de perles
19 Jan 16 / The Spectator
Trouble in paradise
19 Jan 16 / Leidmotief
Filmmaker Penny Woolcock triumphs with the Met Opera’s latest hit
19 Jan 16 / newnownext
A glorious mess, on a grand scale
18 Jan 16 / Washington Post
Damrau, co-stars & terrific production proves why opera is vital to repertoire
17 Jan 16 / Latinos Post
Perles of wonder from Damrau and Polenzani at the Met
14 Jan 16 / Broadway World
Rarely performed piece returns to the Met in style
11 Jan 16 / The Epoch Times
Gorgeous trio of voices in Met Opera’s Pearl Fishers
7 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
The Met presents Bizet’s Pearl Fishers for the first time in a century
7 Jan 16 / Seen and Heard
Inconsistently ravishing
6 Jan 16 / The Guardian
Les Pêcheurs de Perles, way out of style but not out of tune
6 Jan 16 / Vulture
Diana Damrau was an exciting, multifaceted Leïla
5 Jan 16 / Wall Street Journal
A lustrous 'Pearl Fishers' to ring in the New Year
4 Jan 16 / The Huffington Post
A fire upon the deep
3 Jan 16 / parterre box
Met Opera’s new year’s premiere of Bizet opera a gorgeous masterpiece
3 Jan 16 / New York Observer
A precious harvest in ‘The Pearl Fishers’ at the Met
2 Jan 16 / New York Times
The Pearl Fishers returned to the Metropolitan Opera on New Year's Eve after a century's absence
2 Jan 16 / WQXR New York
Kwiecien, striking production provide inspired advocacy for Met’s “Pearl Fishers”
2 Jan 16 / The Classical Review
Singing, then supper: The Met’s New Year’s Eve fête
‘Les Pêcheurs de Perles’ has its debut before the Metropolitan Opera’s New Year’s Eve celebration.
Turandot

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 22

Zefferelli's over the top Chinese extravaganza live in HD from the Met
1 Feb 16 / Planet Hugill
The Met’s spectacular Turandot lacks light and shade
1 Feb 16 / Seen and Heard
More joy in an untouched Zeffirelli production at the Met
29 Jan 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
Nina Stemme triumphs as Turandot
21 Jan 16 / Latinos Post
In ‘Turandot’ and ‘La Bohème,’ a new depth of emotion
15 Jan 16 / New York Times
Sopranos, orchestra bring fresh gleam to Met’s “Turandot”
13 Jan 16 / The Classical Review
Ice storm with Nina Stemme
13 Jan 16 / parterre box
Enigma variation
14 Nov 15 / parterre box
Fire and Ice: Zeffirelli's vintage Turandot at The Metropolitan Opera
10 Nov 15 / Bachtrack
Turandot con Lise Lindstrom
31 Oct 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Zeffirelli’s production of “Turandot” still wows audiences
25 Oct 15 / The Epoch Times
New season, new roles at the Met
7 Oct 15 / Wall Street Journal
The Met’s glitzy, glorious Turandot returns with a great Princess
2 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Opulent setting for high-stakes quiz show
1 Oct 15 / Classical Voice North America
Zeffirelli’s 1987 staging of Turandot continued to evoke a Mardi Gras ball thrown by Donald and Ivana Trump
1 Oct 15 / New York Observer
A Zeffirelli classic refreshingly revived!
29 Sep 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
Met Opera’s ‘Turandot’ reveals layers of humanity
25 Sep 15 / New York Times
Christine Goerke’s Turandot is the most intriguing performance of the evening
25 Sep 15 / Music OMH
Goerke, Alvarez, Gerzmava dominate in Zeffirrelli's classic production
25 Sep 15 / Latinos Post
The unanswered question
25 Sep 15 / parterre box
Soprano Gerzmava shines brightly in Met’s “Turandot”
25 Sep 15 / The Classical Review
Love wins again in Puccini's 'Turandot'
25 Sep 15 / The Huffington Post
Pagliacci

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Cav/Pag time warp
29 Jan 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
A 50% success rate: McVicar’s take on Cav and Pag at the Met
27 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
In pairing of ‘Pagliacci’ and ‘Cavalleria Rusticana,’ one rises above the other
25 Jan 16 / New York Times
For the birds
24 Jan 16 / parterre box
A great night for tenors in Met’s uneven “Cav and Pag”
23 Jan 16 / The Classical Review
Cavalleria Rusticana

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Cav/Pag time warp
29 Jan 16 / ConcertoNet (English)
A 50% success rate: McVicar’s take on Cav and Pag at the Met
27 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
In pairing of ‘Pagliacci’ and ‘Cavalleria Rusticana,’ one rises above the other
25 Jan 16 / New York Times
For the birds
24 Jan 16 / parterre box
A great night for tenors in Met’s uneven “Cav and Pag”
23 Jan 16 / The Classical Review
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

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 / The Classical Review
Anna Bolena

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 16

Riveting ‘Anna Bolena’ revival closes at Metropolitan Opera, a huge success
13 Jan 16 / The Examiner
Successo vibrante soprattutto per la protagonista, ma calorosissimo anche per tutti gli altri
18 Nov 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Sondra Radvanovsky thrills in Met Anna Bolena
13 Oct 15 / Broadway World
This production is ideal for an opera about a court where no one has control over their lives
12 Oct 15 / Operaclick (Eng)
La prima regina
12 Oct 15 / L'Ape musicale
Sondra Radvanovsky gives performance for the ages as Anna Bolena
11 Oct 15 / Latinos Post
Overall the production falls slightly short of convincing us of its logic
8 Oct 15 / Music OMH
Radvanovsky Soars as Anne Boleyn
7 Oct 15 / The Huffington Post
New season, new roles at the Met
7 Oct 15 / Wall Street Journal
Sondra Radvanovsky conquers the role of Donizetti’s Tudor queen
3 Oct 15 / Financial Times
One down, two to go: Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the Tudor Trilogy
2 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
In the tour de force part of Anna, Met favorite Sondra Radvanovsky left a more mixed impression
1 Oct 15 / New York Observer
Don’t axe me why
30 Sep 15 / parterre box
Sondra Radvanovsky reigns over a lackluster set
29 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
‘Il Trovatore’ and ‘Anna Bolena’ showcase courage and command at the Met
28 Sep 15 / New York Times
Radvanovsky leads off Donizetti triptych with a memorable “Anna Bolena”
28 Sep 15 / The Classical Review
Sondra Radvanovsky on tackling opera's triple crown
This season, Radvanovsky will slip into some significant costumes and become the first singer in Met history to sing all three of Gaetano Donizetti's Tudor queens.
Jamie Barton, opera’s nose-studded rock star, returns to the Met
A leader of a new generation of opera stars, Ms. Barton caused a sensation two years ago at her last Metropolitan Opera appearance, and she returns in “Anna Bolena.”
Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

La diversión del Duque en las Vegas
12 Jan 16 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Rigoletto reloaded
30 Dec 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
Nadine Sierra makes a beguiling Met debut in “Rigoletto”
4 Dec 15 / The Classical Review
‘Rigoletto’ will send you to the moon, baby
2 Nov 15 / The Epoch Times
Stephen Costello is center stage at the Met as the Duke in Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’
1 Nov 15 / The Examiner
The Met overindulges in a decadent Rigoletto
27 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Rigoletto returns to Vegas
27 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
Met’s mobbed-up “Rigoletto” shines even more brilliantly the third time around
22 Oct 15 / The Classical Review
‘Rigoletto’ goes to the Metropolitan Opera with a chaperone
22 Oct 15 / New York Times
Olga Peretyatko
The Met's shimmering Gilda in Rigoletto.
Il Trovatore

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

Principale motivo di interesse la Leonora di Anna Netrebko, debuttante nel ruolo a New York in questa serie di recite
4 Jan 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
Not a Trovatore for the ages
19 Oct 15 / Seen and Heard
Fiery ‘Il Trovatore’ Returns to the Met
12 Oct 15 / The Epoch Times
Full-bodied, thrilling “Trovatore” from Netrebko, Lee at the Met
10 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
La dama e la gitana
8 Oct 15 / L'Ape musicale
A Trovatore for the history books
7 Oct 15 / The Opera Critic
New season, new roles at the Met
7 Oct 15 / Wall Street Journal
Anna Netrebko’s ascent to greatness
6 Oct 15 / The Spectator
Anna Netrebko excels as Leonora in Met live’s Il Trovatore
5 Oct 15 / Seen and Heard
A rousing 'Trovatore' with a stellar cast
1 Oct 15 / The Huffington Post
The Met’s triumphant ‘Il Trovatore’ is a return to opera’s golden age
1 Oct 15 / New York Observer
Revival of Il trovatore
29 Sep 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
A triumphant return from Dmitri Hvorostovsky
29 Sep 15 / Financial Times
The gleam of his smile
28 Sep 15 / parterre box
This Met effort was indeed an electric evening where even its flaws of narrative seemed acceptable.
28 Sep 15 / Classical Source
‘Il Trovatore’ and ‘Anna Bolena’ showcase courage and command at the Met
28 Sep 15 / New York Times
Hvorostovsky’s return adds emotion to Met’s dramatic “Trovatore”
27 Sep 15 / The Classical Review
Netrebko, Hvorostovsky, Zajick, Lee deliver definitive performances in powerful McVicar production
27 Sep 15 / Latinos Post
Dmitri Hovorostovsky sends love to fans
The Russian singer promised to recover in an effusive message during the intermission of a high-definition broadcast of “Il Trovatore” at the Metropolitan Opera.
'Singing is connected to the body'
Mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick discovered opera as a 22-year-old pre-med student. She took "a crack at a singing career" and has been at the Metropolitan Opera for 25 years.
Met Opera crowd cheers ailing Russian baritone
The Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, being treated for a brain tumor, received a tumultuous ovation at his return to the Metropolitan Opera Friday evening in Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.”
Dmitri Hvorostovsky returns to the Met for a limited run
Following a positive round of ongoing treatments, Dmitri Hvorostovsky looks forward to returning to the stage this month for three performances of Verdi's Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera.
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 2

A sparkling "Barber of Seville" for the holidays
23 Dec 15 / The Huffington Post
Truncated and energetic
18 Dec 15 / New York Times
La donna del lago

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Bel canto virtuosity, but a retrogressive La donna del lago revived at The Metropolitan Opera
19 Dec 15 / Bachtrack
A vehicle for the rising (risen?) star Joyce DiDonato
19 Dec 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
‘La Donna del Lago,’ With fiercely athletic vocals
14 Dec 15 / New York Times
Star trio makes Met’s “La Donna del Lago” a memorable evening
13 Dec 15 / The Classical Review
Die Fledermaus

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

The return of the bat
19 Dec 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Met's revival of Die Fledermaus rings in the holiday season
8 Dec 15 / Bachtrack
Out of hell
8 Dec 15 / parterre box
‘Die Fledermaus’ in full, a first under the baton of James Levine
7 Dec 15 / New York Times
Lulu

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 24

Desperadoes
2 Dec 15 / The New Yorker
Met in HD’s ‘Lulu’: Sex, cinema, money and Jack the Ripper
27 Nov 15 / Communities Digital News
Marlis Peterson is revelation in virtuosic & insightful production
26 Nov 15 / Latinos Post
Met’s inventive and unusual production enhances the expressionist Mood of Lulu
25 Nov 15 / Seen and Heard
How much of Alban Berg is in his Lulu?
25 Nov 15 / The Opera Critic
Hard work but fascinating
23 Nov 15 / Telegraph
Bloodlust: A new production of 'Lulu' at the Metropolitan Opera
19 Nov 15 / The Huffington Post
Kentridge offers feast for the eye in 'Lulu' HD
19 Nov 15 / Charlotte Observer
A Lulu of an evening at the Met with soprano Petersen in the new Kentridge production
17 Nov 15 / Broadway World
Marlis Petersen: an incredible voice and a dramatic presence as Lulu at the Met Opera
13 Nov 15 / Bachtrack
An unqualified success
12 Nov 15 / Classical Source
William Kentridge commits murder most excellent at the Met
12 Nov 15 / New York Observer
Spectacular ‘Lulu’ opens at New York’s Metropolitan Opera
11 Nov 15 / Today's Zaman
The Met gets it all right in William Kentridge’s Lulu
11 Nov 15 / Vulture
Petersen wows in a sexy new "Lulu"
11 Nov 15 / The Huffington Post
William Kentridge draws death and despair
10 Nov 15 / Wall Street Journal
A visually graphic, musically powerful production of Berg’s opera
9 Nov 15 / Financial Times
Cherchez la femme (fatale)
7 Nov 15 / parterre box
Powerful ‘Lulu’ brings moving pictures to Met Opera
7 Nov 15 / Washington Post
Sex, art and murder create a landmark night for the Met
7 Nov 15 / The Guardian
Black, white and bled all over—‘Lulu’ is more than slasher opera
7 Nov 15 / New York Observer
Finding beauty in a wrenching ‘Lulu’ at the Met
7 Nov 15 / New York Times
Petersen finds humanity in the darkness of Met’s visually stunning “Lulu”
7 Nov 15 / The Classical Review
Reservations about production or cast tended to fall away in the final act
7 Nov 15 / WQXR New York
Q&A: William Kentridge
The South African artist talks about his latest project, Alban Berg's epic opera "Lulu".
A veteran opera singer’s biggest challenge
American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham sings the role of Countess Geschwitz in the Met’s ‘Lulu’.
William Kentridge on Lulu
'You know there’s going to be a body on stage'
In ‘Lulu,’ the question that stops an opera
Members of the Met’s new production agree that a casual aside uttered in Alben Berg’s fantasia of memory, lust and death must be handled deftly.
Soprano Marlis Petersen is saying goodbye to Lulu
“It’s good to stop on a good high point,” the German soprano said of her decision to retire the title role from the Berg opera after she sings it at the Met.
The Met’s James Levine won’t conduct new “Lulu”
The Metropolitan Opera said Mr. Levine will still conduct Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” after stepping out of “Lulu.”
August at the opera: A season’s worth of choices
William Kentridge works through the lighting and set changes for ‘Lulu,’ months ahead of the opening at the Metropolitan Opera.
Tannhäuser

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Not like this anymore
12 Nov 15 / The Opera Critic
The Met’s Tannhäuser is outstanding – despite a vast and expressionless leading man
5 Nov 15 / The Spectator
Sumptious sound from James Levine in the Met’s traditional Tannhäuser
3 Nov 15 / Seen and Heard
Let's hear it for the boys
22 Oct 15 / Broadway World
Ossia Tannhauser and James Levine with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
22 Oct 15 / Opera Today
Peter Mattei è infatti un Wolfram che resterà a lungo nella mia memoria
20 Oct 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
Plenty of distraction at ‘Tannhäuser’
15 Oct 15 / New York Observer
A subline Tannhauser from Levine, Botha and Westbroek
14 Oct 15 / The Huffington Post
Westbroek, Botha, Mattei, Levine shine in Wagner gem
14 Oct 15 / Latinos Post
The Met's revival of Tannhäuser a musical success
13 Oct 15 / Bachtrack
Botha was an indefatigable Tannhäuser
12 Oct 15 / Classical Source
Starry starry night
11 Oct 15 / parterre box
Magnificent cast makes Met’s “Tannhäuser” a Wagner night to remember
10 Oct 15 / The Classical Review
James Levine conducts ‘Tannhäuser’ at the Met
10 Oct 15 / New York Times
Otello

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 24

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 / The Classical Review
Der Mohr kann gehen!
25 Sep 15 / Der Tagesspiegel
Unfocused, unmagnetic Otello opens Met season
24 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
A desultory ‘Otello’ disappoints at the Met
24 Sep 15 / New York Observer
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
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
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.
Tosca

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Angela Gheorghiu rivets with complex portrayal of title role
4 Nov 15 / Latinos Post
A hated production bows again
3 Nov 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
Veiled threat
1 Nov 15 / parterre box
A diva brings intimate conviction to a diva in Met’s “Tosca”
31 Oct 15 / The Classical Review
A reliable "Tosca"
23 Oct 15 / New York Observer
La prima di questo nuovo ciclo di rappresentazioni della popolare opera pucciniana si è rivelata molto più interessate del previsto
22 Oct 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
‘Tosca’ returns to Metropolitan Opera with a rotating lineup
19 Oct 15 / New York Times
Placido Domingo to have gallbladder surgery
The tenor-turned-baritone and conductor, facing gallbladder surgery, will miss at least four performances of “Tosca” he was to lead at the Met.
Pagliacci

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 15

HD gives a different perspective to Met productions
14 May 15 / The Opera Critic
Uneven new Cav/Pag at the Met
11 May 15 / Classics Today
Pag outshines Cav
2 May 15 / The Spectator
Marcelo Alvarez leads excellent cast in "Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci"
1 May 15 / Latinos Post
Cav/Pag miss/hit in Met’s debut of McVicar stagings
25 Apr 15 / Classical Voice North America
Cav and Pag together again, and still powerful, at the Met
20 Apr 15 / The Epoch Times
The Met Opera swaps out two more Zeffirellis
17 Apr 15 / Vanity Fair
Drunk and deadly
16 Apr 15 / Wall Street Journal
A stunning new "Cav/Pag" with Alvarez shining in both
16 Apr 15 / The Huffington Post
At Met Opera, ‘Pagliacci’ goes vaudeville as ‘Cavalleria’ turns
16 Apr 15 / New York Times
Darkly intense Cavalleria rusticana and cluttered Pagliacci at the Met
16 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Dismal staging and patchy singing blight Mascagni’s ‘twins’
16 Apr 15 / Financial Times
Met’s new verismo double bill offers a static “Cav” and memorable “Pag”
16 Apr 15 / The Classical Review
It's a game of one half at the Met's Cav and Pag
16 Apr 15 / Slipped Disc
The Met’s semi-dynamic duo of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
16 Apr 15 / Vulture
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Adjusting medication may prolong Levine’s tenure at the Met
A visit to the conductor’s neurologist yielded a potential solution and an 11th-hour reprieve.
2 Feb 2016 / New York Times
Singing, then supper: The Met’s New Year’s Eve fête
‘Les Pêcheurs de Perles’ has its debut before the Metropolitan Opera’s New Year’s Eve celebration.
2 Jan 2016 / Wall Street Journal
Peter Gelb: "Das wäre sonst ein Todesurteil"
Der New Yorker MET-Chef Peter Gelb über Oper im Kino und die Notwendigkeit neuer Zugänge.
21 Nov 2015 / Kurier
"We've sold 18 million movie tickets"
The Met’s manager, Peter Gelb, has come out with some figures for his Live from the Met screenings, in an interview with Vienna’s tabloid Kurier.
21 Nov 2015 / Slipped Disc
At Metropolitan Opera, support for Paris sounds out
Led by Plácido Domingo, the opera cast and audience sang “La Marseillaise” on Saturday.
15 Nov 2015 / New York Times