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Andrea Chenier

Metropolitan Opera

More drama off stage than on for Met’s Andrea Chénier
16 Apr 14 / Seen and Heard
A rousing Italian opera about a French poet
3 Apr 14 / The Epoch Times
Where were the fireworks?
1 Apr 14 / New York Observer
Noseda, orchestra and fine cast make a heroic case for Met’s “Chenier”
27 Mar 14 / The Classical Review
A war horse revived, with no stars riding
26 Mar 14 / New York Times

Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera

At last–a glorious Butterfly at the Met
14 Apr 14 / Classics Today
Kristine Opolais is Met’s Best Cio-Cio-San Since Diana Soviero
9 Apr 14 / New York Observer
Full-throttle emotions and blind faith
7 Apr 14 / New York Times
Kristine Opolais' genius brings Puccini's glorious masterwork to a new level
6 Apr 14 / Latinos Post
Soprano rises above misguided staging in Met’s “Butterfly”
6 Apr 14 / The Classical Review
Un debut afortunado
18 Feb 14 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
A mixed revival of Butterfly
27 Jan 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
A Met debut as that besotted geisha, adamant that he will be true
18 Jan 14 / New York Times
With soprano’s strong debut, Met’s “Butterfly” takes wing
18 Jan 14 / The Classical Review

La bohème

Metropolitan Opera

‘La Bohème’ provokes ovations for singing and scenery
12 Apr 14 / The Examiner
Met’s vintage La bohème fresh and emotionally compelling (HD screening)
7 Apr 14 / Seen and Heard
Where were the fireworks?
1 Apr 14 / New York Observer
Vittorio Grigolo, Anita Hartig & youthful cast bring unbridled passion & nuance to Puccini's masterpiece
31 Mar 14 / Latinos Post
A beloved production returns to the Met
30 Mar 14 / ConcertoNet (French)
Bohemians in chaos, with flair and drama
25 Mar 14 / New York Times
It’s ladies night for the new cast in the Met’s venerable “La Boheme”
21 Mar 14 / The Classical Review
Zeffirelli’s ‘La Bohème’ staging still elicits sighs and awe
16 Jan 14 / New York Times

Arabella

Metropolitan Opera

'Arabella' gets rough treatment
9 Apr 14 / New York Observer
The secret star of the Metropolitan Opera’s Arabella
5 Apr 14 / New York Magazine
'Arabella' returns with six bright new voices
5 Apr 14 / The Huffington Post
Two principals lift maladroit conducting in Met’s “Arabella”
5 Apr 14 / The Classical Review
A baritone shines in Strauss opera at the Met
4 Apr 14 / New York Times

Wozzeck

Metropolitan Opera

Wozzeck en demi-mesure
6 Apr 14 / Altamusica
The Met's performance of Wozzeck was, in a word, astonishing
20 Mar 14 / Broadway World
Hampson is a moving Wozzeck in belated role debut
15 Mar 14 / The Classical Review
Thomas Hampson makes his debut as Wozzeck
15 Mar 14 / New York Times
A listless ‘Wozzeck’
12 Mar 14 / New York Observer
James Levine leads harrowing, painful & revelatory rendition of Alban Berg's masterpiece
12 Mar 14 / Latinos Post
This was in every respect a definitive performance of a masterpiece
8 Mar 14 / Classical Source
As a last-minute sub, Matthias Goerne leads a powerful “Wozzeck” at the Met
8 Mar 14 / The Classical Review

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Articles about Metropolitan Opera

Olga Peretyatko to make Met debut in 'I Puritani'

A look at past Met Elviras.
17 Apr 2014 / Latinos Post

'I doubted I'd ever make it back'

America’s greatest conductor, the Met's James Levine, tells how he beat paralysis to return to the podium – in a wheelchair.
17 Apr 2014 / Telegraph

The Met

What is to be done?
15 Apr 2014 / parterre box

Operatic drama swells in labor talks at the Met

Contract talks between the Metropolitan Opera and its 16 unions are gearing up to a prickly start.
8 Apr 2014 / New York Times

For soprano, from ‘Butterfly’ to ‘Bohème,’ in a flash

Kristine Opolais, who had just sung the title role of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” for the first time at the Met on Friday night, found herself singing Mimi in "La boheme" on Saturday afternoon.
6 Apr 2014 / New York Times
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