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28 March 2015

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Ernani

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

After 46 years at the Met, famed Placido Domingo bombs as baritone
28 Mar 15 / New York Observer
James Levine’s conducting enlivened a tawdry production
24 Mar 15 / Financial Times
Domingo still wears the crown in “Ernani”
23 Mar 15 / The Epoch Times
‘Ernani,’ with Plácido Domingo, a tussle to hold on to a love
23 Mar 15 / New York Times
Francesco Meli shines in title role alongside Placido Domingo, Angela Meade, Dmitry Belosselskiy
22 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Young and old lions roar in Met’s retro “Ernani”
22 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Manon

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Manon au Metropolitan Opera de New York
26 Mar 15 / Opera Online
The sizzling outlaw lovers of the Met’s new Manon
19 Mar 15 / New York Observer
Trionfo per entrambi i protagonisti, ça va sans dire
17 Mar 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
The Met presents a spectacular Manon
16 Mar 15 / The Epoch Times
Damrau and Grigolo battle through Pelly’s Manon production... and win
12 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
An intellectually and emotionally engrossing production
11 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Damrau and Grigolo ignite in Met’s thrilling “Manon”
11 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
‘Manon’ gets a revival at the Met
11 Mar 15 / New York Times
Damrau and Grigolo juggle love and money in Massenet's 'Manon
11 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
Lucia di Lammermoor

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

In Lucia at the Met, Tenor Calleja has the last word
24 Mar 15 / Broadway World
Calleja sings with nobility and passion at the Met’s Lucia di Lammermoor
19 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
This Lucia di Lammermoor, sadly, is far short of madness
19 Mar 15 / New York Observer
A worthy cast hits most of the high notes in Met’s “Lucia”
18 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Shagimuratova Goes Brilliantly Mad In 'Lucia di Lammermoor'
18 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
In ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at the Met, singing through sickness
18 Mar 15 / New York Times
La donna del lago

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

A magical Elena in Met's 'La Donna del Lago'
21 Mar 15 / Communities Digital News
Terrific performances in a static, uninspiring La Donna Del Lago
17 Mar 15 / Seen and Heard
Luxuriate in the singing, the music and the spectacle
17 Mar 15 / Broadway World
From the Met, Rossini and controversy
13 Mar 15 / Philadelphia Inquirer
La Donna del Lago au Metropolitan Opera de New York
4 Mar 15 / Opera Online
Vieni, o stella
4 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
La Dpnna del Lago is far from pitch-perfect at the Met
3 Mar 15 / Broadway World
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez lead terrific cast
1 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Three men vie for a woman’s heart during a Scottish feud
24 Feb 15 / Wall Street Journal
La Donna de Lago à New York... et bientôt dans les cinémas
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
‘The Lady of the Lake’ is frozen over at the Met
21 Feb 15 / New York Observer
Joyce DiDonato was glorious in the title role
21 Feb 15 / Classical Source
Joyce DiDonato is the best thing in the Met’s new La donna del lago
19 Feb 15 / New York Magazine
A fine-sounding La donna del lago at The Met
19 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
One for the woad
18 Feb 15 / parterre box
DiDonato triumphs over dismal staging in Met’s “Donna del Lago”
18 Feb 15 / The Classical Review
A ‘La Donna del Lago’ with melting tenderness at the Met
18 Feb 15 / New York Times
Joyce DiDonato shines in an otherwise poor production
18 Feb 15 / Financial Times
DiDonato soars in Rossini's "La Donna del Lago"
18 Feb 15 / The Huffington Post
Joyce DiDonato sings Rossini at the Met
And pays tribute to Camille Claudel in Princeton.
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

A new cast impresses in the Metropolitan Opera's Tales of Hoffmann.
14 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
'Hoffmann' redux via Levine and Polenzani
7 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
Lacking lovers make for uneven second-cast “Hoffmann”
7 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Il trionfo del male
7 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
Saturday night was a very good one for Mr. Levine
2 Mar 15 / New York Times
Astounding rendition of Offenbach's magical masterpiece
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
Strong imagination and emotion in Sher’s Contes d’Hoffmann
4 Feb 15 / Seen and Heard
Hoffmann is a messy, but enjoyable, tale at the Met
28 Jan 15 / Broadway World
Vittorio Grigolo delivered a moving, musical performance, not just a personal appearance
22 Jan 15 / New York Observer
A pallid return for Hoffmann
19 Jan 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
A paucity of memorable stage moments in the Met’s ‘Tales of Hoffmann’
17 Jan 15 / CNY Café Momus
Tempering his strut, a peacock soars without overpowering
16 Jan 15 / New York Times
Bartlett Sher’s messy production has been deftly refocused
16 Jan 15 / Financial Times
The eternal optimist: Grigolo’s Hoffmann at The Met is simply spectacular
15 Jan 15 / Bachtrack
The first revival of Bartlett Sher’s serviceable 2009 production
14 Jan 15 / Classical Source
An inspired cast makes trippy magic in Met’s colorful “Hoffmann”
14 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
"Hoffmann's" tales fabulously staged with a sterling cast
14 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
A wasted time
14 Jan 15 / parterre box
Carmen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Yonghoon Lee steps in for ailing Jonas Kaufmann, develops tremendous chemistry With Elina Garanca & Ailyn Perez
10 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
La gitana perfetta
4 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
Roberto Alagna dans Carmen au Metropolitan Opera
4 Mar 15 / Opera Online
Elina Garanca Reprises Her Role in ‘Carmen’
9 Feb 15 / New York Times
The Met mounts a well sung but dramatically unconvincing ‘Carmen’
8 Nov 14 / CNY Café Momus
Anita Rachvelishvili and Brandon Jovanovich triumph in Bizet's masterpiece
15 Oct 14 / Latinos Post
Finding the Raw and Sensual in ‘Carmen’ and ‘Rusalka’
11 Oct 14 / New York Observer
A fiery and doomed "Carmen" with Rachvelishvili
11 Oct 14 / The Huffington Post
Fire and ice: Rachvelishvili and Antonenko lead a successful Carmen revival at The Met
3 Oct 14 / Bachtrack
Jonas Kaufmann cancels his first performance of Carmen at the Met
Unfortunately for fans of Kaufmann, The Met announced that Kaufmann had canceled his first scheduled performance as Don José on Wednesday March 3rd because he was suffering from the flu.
Ailyn Pérez talks Metropolitan Opera debut
the daughter of Mexican immigrants Ailyn Pérez is scheduled to make her Metropolitan Opera debut in New York in Richard Eyre’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.”
Anita Rachvelishvili
The Georgian mezzo-soprano talks Carmen, Verdi, social media and future roles.
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Tutti gli uomini di Zerlina
5 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
Peter Mattei leads stellar cast in nuanced rendition of Mozart masterpiece
4 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Don Giovanni au Metropolitan Opera
25 Feb 15 / Opera Online
It’s all about that baritone in the Met’s ‘Don Giovanni’
16 Feb 15 / New York Observer
A dreary production with an uneven cast failed to impress
10 Feb 15 / Financial Times
With Mattei in the lead and Gilbert at the helm, Giovanni settles the score at the Met
10 Feb 15 / Broadway World
‘Don Giovanni’ at the Met Opera and in two other stagings
7 Feb 15 / New York Times
The find of the night was the Don Ottavio of Dmitry Korchak
6 Feb 15 / Classical Source
Iolanta

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

A tale of two addictions
27 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Unlock the double door of the horizon
27 Feb 15 / Leidmotief
Metropolitan de New York : Iolanta et Le Château de Barbe-Bleue
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
Féerie et épouvante en direct du Metropolitan Opera
16 Feb 15 / Le Figaro
Bartók and Tchaikovsky – strange bedfellows at the Met
16 Feb 15 / Classics Today
Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operas
13 Feb 15 / Los Angeles Times
A solid double bill
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle make odd bedfellows
5 Feb 15 / Classical Source
The Met offers a sinister and successful double bill of thrillers
5 Feb 15 / New York Observer
Netrebko and Beczala a potent duo in Iolanta debut at the Met
5 Feb 15 / Broadway World
Bluebeard, blind princess, Putin pals liven up Met
5 Feb 15 / Bloomberg
From darkness to light and back again
3 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
Door to door
2 Feb 15 / parterre box
A successful pairing of operas by Tchaikovsky and Bartók
2 Feb 15 / Financial Times
Love and Obsession in 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
http://newyorkclassicalreview.com/2015/01/bartoks-darkness-overpowers-tchaikovskys-light-in-mets-double-bill/
31 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Double bill at Met Opera, cinematic but misjudged
31 Jan 15 / Washington Post
Soaring voices and sour protest at premieres of 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
Protests at the opera
The very public protest on the Met stage after a performance of Iolanta raises the question as to whether world issues and art should be totally separate.
Protests take center stage
Art and politics collided Thursday night at the Metropolitan Opera House, when a protester critical of Russia’s policy in Ukraine mounted the stage during a curtain call.
Protester climbs onto stage at the Met Opera
A protester carrying a sign criticizing the policies of President Putin climbed onto the stage at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday night as the diva Anna Netrebko took her curtain call.
Snow leads Met Opera to cancel a premiere
The snowstorm forced the Metropolitan Opera to cancel one of the highlights of its season: the double bill of Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta,” starring Anna Netrebko, and Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle.”
Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

A tale of two addictions
27 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Unlock the double door of the horizon
27 Feb 15 / Leidmotief
Metropolitan de New York : Iolanta et Le Château de Barbe-Bleue
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
Bartók and Tchaikovsky – strange bedfellows at the Met
16 Feb 15 / Classics Today
Féerie et épouvante en direct du Metropolitan Opera
16 Feb 15 / Le Figaro
Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operas
13 Feb 15 / Los Angeles Times
A solid double bill
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
Bluebeard, blind princess, Putin pals liven up Met
5 Feb 15 / Bloomberg
Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle make odd bedfellows
5 Feb 15 / Classical Source
The Met offers a sinister and successful double bill of thrillers
5 Feb 15 / New York Observer
A powerhouse performance by Nadja Michael as Judith
5 Feb 15 / Broadway World
From darkness to light and back again
3 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
A successful pairing of operas by Tchaikovsky and Bartók
2 Feb 15 / Financial Times
Door to door
2 Feb 15 / parterre box
Soaring voices and sour protest at premieres of 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
Love and Obsession in 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
Bartok’s darkness overpowers Tchaikovsky’s light in Met’s double bill
31 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Double bill at Met Opera, cinematic but misjudged
31 Jan 15 / Washington Post
A stage awash in tears and blood
31 Jan 15 / New York Times
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

Met's masterly performance of Wagner's comic opera Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg delights cinemagoers
23 Feb 15 / Sydney Morning Herald
The Met’s Mastersingers sound splendid
5 Jan 15 / Buenos Aires Herald
No guts, no glory
1 Jan 15 / Leidmotief
Arguing about a masterpiece
31 Dec 14 / The Opera Critic
C’est dans les vieux pots…
26 Dec 14 / Forum Opéra
Holy German art
18 Dec 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, come of age
18 Dec 14 / Chicago on the Aisle
A moving Meistersinger from the Met
16 Dec 14 / Seen and Heard
A politically complicated Wagner and a winsome retelling of ‘Puss in Boots’
11 Dec 14 / New York Observer
'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg:' legendary performances all around
10 Dec 14 / Latinos Post
A masterful production’s last days
10 Dec 14 / The Epoch Times
Evening-length glory at the Met
6 Dec 14 / Classical Voice North America
Musically solid Meistersinger at the Met fails to move
6 Dec 14 / Bachtrack
The Met’s (very) long-running Meistersinger
5 Dec 14 / Vuture
A dutiful production is enlivened by James Levine’s conducting
4 Dec 14 / Financial Times
Met’s stolid “Meistersinger” fails to reach the high notes
4 Dec 14 / The Classical Review
Production’s retirement party
4 Dec 14 / New York Times
A masterful "Die Meistersinger" with Levine as masterconductor
4 Dec 14 / The Huffington Post
Although the entire performance was outstanding, the final Act was especially magnificent
4 Dec 14 / Classical Source
The Met’s operatic endurance feat
The 6-Hour Wagner Comedy ‘Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg’ tests the endurance of audiences and performers alike.
Stepping back Into a role’s shoes
James Morris’s unexpected return to ‘Meistersinger’
Die Lustige Witwe

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 21

The Met's new Merry Widow needs to be merrier
2 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Sous le soleil de Satan
28 Jan 15 / Leidmotief
A stunning production with superb set designs
21 Jan 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
No weak links in Met’s lavish Merry Widow
20 Jan 15 / Seen and Heard
No wit, no sparkle
19 Jan 15 / Telegraph
Andrew Davis has the baton waving and Franz Lehar's jaunty tunes start to fizz and pop
19 Jan 15 / Broadway World
Schmaltzy new Merry Widow underwhelms
19 Jan 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Met’s The Merry Widow tries to put a fresh twist on an airy classic
16 Jan 15 / New York Magazine
Renée Fleming makes a sour ‘Merry Widow’ at the Met
12 Jan 15 / New York Observer
The Merry Widow waltzes into the Met
11 Jan 15 / The Epoch Times
The Met’s The Merry Widow tries to put a fresh twist on an airy classic
10 Jan 15 / Vulture
Renee Fleming was at the top of her game and did not disappoint the entire evening
9 Jan 15 / Classical Source
Susan Stroman’s Met debut
7 Jan 15 / Wall Street Journal
Kelli O'Hara and director Susan Stroman make their Metropolitan Opera debuts with Franz Lehár's classic operetta
6 Jan 15 / Theater Mania
Gala opening to The Merry Widow at The Metropolitan Opera
4 Jan 15 / Bachtrack
Susan Stroman’s 'The Merry Widow' dances the Met into the new year
3 Jan 15 / The Examiner
Talking (and talking) about love
2 Jan 15 / New York Times
Debut Met production by Susan Stroman, of 'The Producers' fame, offers bright performances and dull patches
2 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
A new 'Merry Widow' with Renee Fleming in widow's weeds
2 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
Susan Stroman’s production ramps up the cutesiness
2 Jan 15 / Financial Times
Champagne goes a bit flat in Met’s new “Merry Widow”
2 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Opera with high kicks
The Merry Widow's Renee Fleming and Susan Stroman on bringing Broadway flair to the Met.
Making merry with ‘Widow’
Celebrities turn out for premiere at Metropolitan Opera House.
Kelli O'Hara rings in 2015 merrily, with Met debut
Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara will make her Metropolitan Opera debut in the premiere of a new production of Franz Lehár's 1905 comic operetta The Merry Widow.
The Merry Widow’s fling with Hitler
The strange side story of the 1905 comic operetta, which is being presented by the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve.
La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

La Traviata au Met Opera, avec Sonya Yoncheva
28 Jan 15 / Opera Online
Sonya Yoncheva joins the short list of great Violettas at the Met
22 Jan 15 / New York Observer
Thrilling Sonya Yoncheva's Violetta finds the truth in Met's La Traviata
20 Jan 15 / Broadway World
The Met’s ‘La Traviata’ lean on glamour, rich in insight
18 Jan 15 / CNY Café Momus
Wish upon a star
18 Jan 15 / parterre box
Irrepressible passion, laced With sadness
16 Jan 15 / New York Times
Marina Rebeka's Violetta is a transcendent rebel
23 Dec 14 / Latinos Post
Winter surprises at the Met
20 Dec 14 / New York Observer
Willy Decker's emotion-packed La traviata returns in triumph to The Met
18 Dec 14 / Bachtrack
The Met Opera’s near flawless performance of La Traviata
16 Dec 14 / Allvoices
Francesco Demuro steps in to save Met’s ‘La Traviata’
14 Dec 14 / New York Times
Living large and dying beautifully: New cast brings vivid life to Met’s “Traviata”
14 Dec 14 / The Classical Review
Sonya Yoncheva
Bulgarian soprano makes big impact as Met stand-in.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Riccardo Frizza leads fresh, moving Bohème
26 Jan 15 / Classicalite
Kristine Opolais, Jean-Francois Borras, Marina Rebeka & Mariusz Kwiecien lead rendition of Puccini's masterpiece
22 Jan 15 / Latinos Post
Despite stage mishap, comedy and tragedy touch the heart in Met’s starry “Bohème”
17 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Winter surprises at the Met
20 Dec 14 / New York Observer
Superb cast in an old favorite
18 Dec 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Soprano Sonya Yoncheva brings voluptuous sound to debut in stellar ensemble of Met Boheme
6 Dec 14 / Broadway World
Sonya Yoncheva dans la Bohème au Metropolitan Opera de New York
3 Dec 14 / Opera Online
Sonya Yoncheva, Francesco Demuro & cast show how powerful great chemistry can be
28 Nov 14 / Latinos Post
Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva debuts memorable Mimì in middling 'La Bohème'
22 Nov 14 / Classicalite
Parachuting into a garret, and feeling right at home: Sonya Yoncheva as Mimì in the Met’s ‘La Bohème’
17 Nov 14 / New York Times
Tubercular or penniless, they’ll always have Paris
26 Sep 14 / New York Times
A welcome reprise of Zeffirelli's La Bohème at the Met
25 Sep 14 / Bachtrack
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

A Barbiere of middling qualità
30 Dec 14 / Seen and Heard
Le Barbier de Séville au Metropolitan Opera
17 Dec 14 / Opera Online
A charming Rossini lightens the Met’s stormy, newsy season
4 Dec 14 / New York Observer
Jovial Barbiere with Isabel Leonard cuts the mustard at the Met
3 Dec 14 / Broadway World
The spirited “Barber of Seville” at the Met
2 Dec 14 / The Epoch Times
The Met’s nicely coiffed ‘Barber of Seville’ a vocal delight, but the laughs don’t ‘cut it’
26 Nov 14 / CNY Café Momus
Mariotti produces nicely integrated sound in Met’s Il Barbiere
25 Nov 14 / Seen and Heard
A Figaro on a big stage, another in your lap
21 Nov 14 / New York Times
Metropolitan Opera's Barber of Seville bubbles with coloratura and camp
21 Nov 14 / Bachtrack
A fun-filled "Barbiere di Siviglia" with Leonard and Maltman
20 Nov 14 / The Huffington Post
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Wilson’s triumphant Met debut lifts a long night in the desert
28 Dec 14 / The Classical Review
Il cast ha offerto una prova eccellente sotto tutti i punti di vista
11 Nov 14 / MTG Lirica
Big-boned but routine Aida
10 Nov 14 / Classics Today
Sometimes the haters are right: This trip down the Nile is boring
6 Nov 14 / New York Observer
The Met's Aida offers stunning singing and spectacle
4 Nov 14 / Bachtrack
A Verdi test where nuance is just one of the many demands
3 Nov 14 / New York Times
Indifferent vocalism entombs Met’s “Aida”
1 Nov 14 / The Classical Review
Hansel und Gretel

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Met’s “Hansel and Gretel” provides entertaining holiday feast for all ages
25 Dec 14 / The Classical Review
It is a terrific show
22 Dec 14 / Classical Source
Casting a spell of menace and sweetness
20 Dec 14 / New York Times
Richard Jones' sinister fairy tale production
20 Dec 14 / Bachtrack
Le nozze di Figaro

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 25

Rich and emotionally engaging 'Marriage'
20 Dec 14 / Latinos Post
The Met’s new Figaro ... with a new cast
18 Dec 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
“Le Nozze di Figaro” has returned to the Met for a short run with a new cast and conductor
17 Dec 14 / New York Times
Figaro's Isabel Leonard
The girl, the boy and the voice.
Is the Metropolitan Opera fire-proof?
When New York City Fire Dept. showed up to inspect the stage sets and for the Met's new Figaro they discovered a problem: “a significant portion of the scenery was found to not be fireproof.”
As Met's fall season opens, booming basses take center stage
Ildar Abdrazakov stars in the Met's 'Marriage of Figaro'.
Labor war over, Met’s operatic army mobilizes
Just under a month after the Metropolitan Opera agreed to major cuts, the opera house is swarming with workers busily getting ready for the season’s opening night.
Vocal hero
Ildar Abdrazakov, 37, has emerged in the past few years as one of the most sought-after young basses in the operatic world. This season he’ll star in a new Met production of Le Nozze di Figaro.
Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 season
Richard Eyre's Le Nozze di Figaro will open new season.
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Verdi
30 Oct 2014 to 20 Apr 2015
Lehar
31 Dec 2014 to 7 May 2015
Massenet
9 to 28 Mar 2015
Donizetti
16 Mar to 10 Apr 2015
Verdi
20 Mar to 11 Apr 2015
Verdi
30 Mar to 25 Apr 2015
Leoncavallo
14 Apr to 8 May 2015
Mascagni
14 Apr to 8 May 2015
Verdi
23 Apr to 9 May 2015
Stravinsky
1 to 9 May 2015
Verdi
21 Sep 2015 to 6 May 2016
Puccini
23 Sep 2015 to 30 Jan 2016
Verdi
25 Sep 2015 to 13 Feb 2016
Donizetti
26 Sep 2015 to 9 Jan 2016
Wagner
8 to 31 Oct 2015
Puccini
16 Oct to 1 Dec 2015
Verdi
20 Oct to 17 Dec 2015
Berg
5 Nov to 3 Dec 2015
Puccini
23 Nov 2015 to 5 May 2016
Strauss, J
4 Dec 2015 to 7 Jan 2016
Rossini
11 to 26 Dec 2015
Rossini
16 Dec 2015 to 2 Jan 2016
Bizet
31 Dec 2015 to 4 Feb 2016
Leoncavallo
21 Jan to 26 Feb 2016
Mascagni
21 Jan to 26 Feb 2016
Donizetti
29 Jan to 20 Feb 2016
Puccini
12 Feb to 11 Mar 2016
Puccini
19 Feb to 12 Apr 2016
Mozart
25 Feb to 26 Mar 2016
Donizetti
4 to 18 Mar 2016
Donizetti
10 Mar to 7 Apr 2016
Donizetti
24 Mar to 19 Apr 2016
Verdi
1 to 16 Apr 2016
Strauss, R
14 Apr to 7 May 2016
Mozart
22 Apr to 7 May 2016

News & Articles

A fight at the opera
Peter Gelb has a bold vision. Can the Met afford it?
27 Mar 2015 / The New Yorker
New Yorker 'won't publish' letter from Metropolitan Opera
We hear from a very well-placed source that the New Yorker is refusing to publish a letter from the Metropolitan Opera that claims alleged inaccuracies in its recent feature on the company.
27 Mar 2015 / Slipped Disc
Metropolitan Opera board to have a new president
The current president Kevin W. Kennedy has decided not to stand for re-election, and the board’s executive committee has recommended Judith-Ann Corrente be nominated to succeed him.
8 Mar 2015 / New York Times
Kentridge et Chéreau, stars du Met en 2015 et 2016
C'est ce mercredi 18 février que l'opéra new-yorkais annonce sa prochaine saison : beaucoup de grandes voix et un soupçon de modernité.
19 Feb 2015 / Le Figaro
Metropolitan Opera unveils a season of big stars
The Met will open its season with a new production of Verdi’s “Otello”; and Nina Stemme will star in a new production of Strauss’s “Elektra.”
19 Feb 2015 / New York Times