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Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Elektra
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L'elisir d'amore

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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
Met's new Elektra has the cast and conductor – but where's the catharsis?
26 Apr 16 / Broadway World
Stellar Stemme heads Chéreau Elektra at Met
26 Apr 16 / Classical Voice North America
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
Stemme, Meier light a fire in Met’s probing “Elektra”
16 Apr 16 / The Classical Review
Vengeance reigns in new staging of ‘Elektra’
16 Apr 16 / The Huffington Post
'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
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
Levine’s affinity for Mozart’s music remains undiminished
26 Apr 16 / Classical Source
John Dexter's genial Entführung revived at The Metropolitan Opera
26 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
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
Der Mohr kann gehen!
25 Sep 15 / Der Tagesspiegel
Despite drab staging, magnificent singing and conducting make for a triumphant Met “Otello”
25 Sep 15 / The Classical Review
A desultory ‘Otello’ disappoints at the Met
24 Sep 15 / New York Observer
Unfocused, unmagnetic Otello opens Met season
24 Sep 15 / Bachtrack
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
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
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 / The 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 / The 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
Doge days
5 Apr 16 / parterre box
Old guard stands up well in Met’s revival of Simon Boccanegra
5 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
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 / The Classical Review
Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Kristine Opolais delivers heart-breaking turn for the ages
12 Apr 16 / Latinos Post
Anthony Minghella met Madama Butterfly in New York
4 Apr 16 / Leidmotief
Passion, lyricism, tension and drama in Met’s Live in HD Madama Butterfly
4 Apr 16 / Seen and Heard
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 / The 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 / The 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
It’s in the wind: Sir Richard Eyre’s Le nozze di Figaro returns to The Met
1 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
In the Met’s ‘Figaro,’ a scene stealer in her element
1 Mar 16 / New York Times
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 / The Classical Review
Don Pasquale

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

La virtù magica
21 Mar 16 / L'Ape musicale
Camarena conquers the Met again in Donizetti comedy
21 Mar 16 / Classics Today
Met’s Revival of Don Pasquale a great success with a winning cast
8 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Exquisite singing & musicianship all around
8 Mar 16 / Latinos Post
‘Don Pasquale’ returns with style
7 Mar 16 / The Epoch Times
‘Don Pasquale’ returns to the Met, with a bravura aria and more
7 Mar 16 / New York Times
Camarena returns in a rousing "Don Pasquale"
7 Mar 16 / The Huffington Post
Manon Lescaut

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Manon Lescaut is a shambolic opera – but the Met’s production is mainly excellent
9 Mar 16 / The Spectator
Richard Eyre met Manon Lescaut in New York
7 Mar 16 / Leidmotief
The Met’s World War II Manon Lescaut loses the plot
7 Mar 16 / Seen and Heard
The Metropolitan Opera does Puccini's Manon Lescaut, which benefits from strong singing and excellent conducting
7 Mar 16 / TheaterJones
Senseless war-torn Manon Lescaut
22 Feb 16 / Classics Today
Splendor is never enough
21 Feb 16 / Hyperallergic
Superior singing saves a buggy Manon Lescaut
20 Feb 16 / Vulture
Scattered staging spells confusion at the Met
19 Feb 16 / New York Observer
Puccini’s tale of obsession gets moved to occupied France
17 Feb 16 / Wall Street Journal
Great performances vie with sophomoric staging in Met’s “Manon Lescaut”
17 Feb 16 / The Classical Review
Opolais and Alagna in a Nazi-era "Manon Lescaut"
17 Feb 16 / The Huffington Post
Work in progress: Met’s Manon Lescaut starring Opolais and Alagna
16 Feb 16 / Bachtrack
In Met’s ‘Manon Lescaut,’ classic love story gets noir twist
15 Feb 16 / New York Times
Wrecking ball
14 Feb 16 / parterre box
Tenor Alagna saves Met Opera but risks his voice
When Jonas Kaufmann suddenly bowed out of the Metropolitan Opera's production of "Manon Lescaut," Roberto Alagna pulled off the herculean feat of learning the complex score within days.
Fabio Luisi, opera’s grand Maestro, shows no signs of stopping
Ahead of Luisi’s new production at the Metropolitan Opera, Wayne Lawson sits down with the famed Italian conductor to talk art, legacy, and yes, perfumes.
Jonas Kaufmann cancels Met Opera production
Roberto Alagna, another well-loved tenor, will replace him, singing the role of des Grieux in Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” for the first time.
Maria Stuarda

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

‘Maria Stuarda’ closes successful debut run for tenor Celso Albelo
23 Feb 16 / The Examiner
Sondra Radvanovsky excels in ‘Maria Stuarda,’ otherwise a second-rate opera
13 Feb 16 / New York Observer
Radvanovsky tears up the stage in Maria Stuarda at the Met
10 Feb 16 / Broadway World
Sondra Radvanovsky triumphs as 'Maria Stuarda' in Donizetti's masterpiece
9 Feb 16 / Latinos Post
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
Filmmaker Penny Woolcock triumphs with the Met Opera’s latest hit
19 Jan 16 / newnownext
Trouble in paradise
19 Jan 16 / Leidmotief
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
The Met presents Bizet’s Pearl Fishers for the first time in a century
7 Jan 16 / Seen and Heard
Gorgeous trio of voices in Met Opera’s Pearl Fishers
7 Jan 16 / Bachtrack
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

The Met’s spectacular Turandot lacks light and shade
1 Feb 16 / Seen and Heard
Zefferelli's over the top Chinese extravaganza live in HD from the Met
1 Feb 16 / Planet Hugill
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
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
Opulent setting for high-stakes quiz show
1 Oct 15 / Classical Voice North America
A Zeffirelli classic refreshingly revived!
29 Sep 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
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
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
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
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
New season, new roles at the Met
7 Oct 15 / Wall Street Journal
Radvanovsky Soars as Anne Boleyn
7 Oct 15 / The Huffington Post
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
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.”
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News & Articles

Nézet-Séguin brings freshness, new thinking to the Met
So it finally happened: After years of speculation, the Metropolitan Opera appointed Yannick Nézet-Séguin to replace James Levine as music director.
5 Jun 2016 / Philadelphia Inquirer
A wish list for Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Metropolitan Opera
Yannick Nézet-Séguin will have to find a way, even when he is not physically at the Met, to make his presence and influence felt.
4 Jun 2016 / WQXR New York
Die Met bekommt einen neuen Musikdirektor: Yannick Nezet-Seguin
40 Jahre lang stand James Levine an der Spitze der Metropolitan Opera in New York, nun wurde sein Nachfolger bekannt gegeben: der 41-jährige Kanadier Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
3 Jun 2016 / Die Presse
Is Yannick Nézet-Séguin worth the wait at the Met?
The conductor will become the next music director of the Metropolitan Opera, but he does not officially begin his tenure until the start of the 2010-21 season.
3 Jun 2016 / New York Times
Met Opera names Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its next music director
Beginning with 2020-21, season 41-year-old Montreal native to become company's third music director.
3 Jun 2016 / Opera News