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La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Diana Damrau makes her mark in clumsily executed production
9 Dec 18 / OperaWire
The Met welcomes Nézet-Séguin with a new Traviata
7 Dec 18 / Bachtrack
Damrau's a top Violetta with the Met's new maestro Nezet-Seguin in La Traviata from Mayer
7 Dec 18 / Broadway World
Shrieking violet
7 Dec 18 / parterre box
Yannick Nezet-Seguin’s ‘La Traviata’ at the Met brings down the house
6 Dec 18 / Philadelphia Inquirer
The Met turns the tragedy of ‘Traviata’ into dull Disney schmaltz
6 Dec 18 / New York Observer
A glitzy new “Traviata” ushers in the Nézet-Séguin era at the Met
6 Dec 18 / Classical Review
‘La Traviata’ opens a new era at the Met Opera
6 Dec 18 / New York Times
Nézet-Séguin leads a superbly paced, exceptionally fine rendition of Verdi’s exquisite score
6 Dec 18 / Classical Source
Met orchestra takes curtain call onstage with Né​zet-SéR
Yannick Né​zet-Sé​guin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra onstage for curtain calls following his first performance as the Metropolitan Opera's new music director.
‘La Traviata’ opens a new era at the Metropolitan Opera
For his debut as the company’s music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin is conducting a stylish Verdi staging starring Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Flórez.
Il trittico

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

A terrific revival after a nine-year absence
1 Dec 18 / Classical Source
As Schicchi, Domingo sang and moved with the energy and agility of a man half his age
30 Nov 18 / Opera News
Met marks two company anniversaries with Puccini’s “Trittico”
29 Nov 18 / Classical Review
Trittico's 100th anniversary and Domingo's 50th celebrated at The Met
29 Nov 18 / Bachtrack
El Met se rinde a Plácido Domingo en el 50 aniversario de su debut en Nueva York
28 Nov 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Plácido Domingo reaches 50 years at the Met Opera
26 Nov 18 / New York Times
Kristine Opolais stars on Plácido Domingo’s big night
25 Nov 18 / OperaWire
Placido Domingo is golden for his 50 years at the Met
Placido Domingo's eyes watered and his voice quavered. After portraying dozens of characters over a half-century on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, he got emotional being himself.
Les pêcheurs de perles

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

A musical gem
1 Dec 18 / TheaterJones
Bizet façon bel canto
29 Nov 18 / Forum Opéra
‘Perles’ hearing
20 Nov 18 / parterre box
A lackluster evening at The Met
20 Nov 18 / Bachtrack
Alexander Elliott makes successful debut alongside equally brilliant Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena
17 Nov 18 / OperaWire
Emmanuel Villaume brings out the beauty of Bizet’s score
16 Nov 18 / Classical Source
An unexpected debut sparks Met’s “Pearl Fishers” revival
16 Nov 18 / Classical Review
A cast change adds suspense to the Met Opera’s ‘Pearl Fishers’
16 Nov 18 / New York Times
Interview: Javier Camarena
Tenor Javier Camarena - high Cs and 'high fives' at the Met.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Ailyn Pérez, Michael Fabiano shine amidst star cast in refreshing look At Zeffirelli’s storied production
1 Dec 18 / OperaWire
Rising stars shine on company’s second night
28 Sep 18 / OperaWire
A thrilling ‘La Bohème’ at the Met, radiating warmth
27 Sep 18 / New York Times
Nicole Car brings intimate artistry to Met’s “Boheme” in company debut
27 Sep 18 / Classical Review
Must the winter come so soon?
27 Sep 18 / parterre box
Fresh talent breathes new life into The Met's traditional Bohème
27 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
Mefistofele

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

L'habit ne fait pas le diable
28 Nov 18 / Forum Opéra
Devil takes all in The Met's Mefistofele
15 Nov 18 / Bachtrack
Christian Van Horn projects the title role powerfully yet with much nuance
12 Nov 18 / Classical Source
A devilishly good Van Horn steals Mefistofele at the Met
12 Nov 18 / Broadway World
‘Mefistofele’ at the Met Opera iIs a devil that dances
10 Nov 18 / New York Times
Van Horn, Fabiano, Meade display moments of individual brilliance, but something’s missing
10 Nov 18 / OperaWire
Interview: Christian Van Horn
Mefistofele is a devil of a hat-trick for the Met's rising star Christian Van Horn.
Tosca

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Radvanovsky a brilliant Tosca at the Met
19 Nov 18 / Classics Today
Tosca is back!
19 Nov 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
A humble ‘Carmen’ outclasses an over-the-top ‘Tosca’ at the Metropolitan Opera
13 Nov 18 / New York Observer
Tosca is back!
12 Nov 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
‘Tosca’ is Sondra Radvanovsky’s show at the Met Opera
1 Nov 18 / New York Times
Atonement
30 Oct 18 / parterre box
Sondra Radvanovsky is on a different level as Puccini’s tragic heroine
26 Oct 18 / OperaWire
Marnie

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

In terms of laying out the drama, plotting and pacing, the opera version of Marnie is faultless
15 Nov 18 / Opera Journal
Marnie, lo femenino hoy. La ópera de Nico Muhly se estrena en el Met
14 Nov 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
A fine Met performance of Nico Muhly’s rather uneven Marnie
14 Nov 18 / Seen and Heard
An underwhelming premiere
13 Nov 18 / The Opera Critic
How do you solve a problem like Marnie?
8 Nov 18 / Gay City News
Tout ça pour ça?
29 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
In Muhly’s hands, a stereotypical male fantasy of feminine neurosis is transformed into the story of a woman’s self-discovery
29 Oct 18 / The New Yorker
‘Marnie’ is all too insubstantial at Met Opera premiere
28 Oct 18 / Washington Post
Nico Muhly finds a compelling muse in the Met Opera’s ‘Marnie,’ but his score can’t match her drama
28 Oct 18 / New York Observer
Fresh, fascinating despite its flaws
27 Oct 18 / Classical Voice North America
Superb production and cast can't make The Met's Marnie live
26 Oct 18 / Bachtrack
The title role is a tour de force for Isabel Leonard
25 Oct 18 / Classical Source
‘Marnie’ stays in the shadows in Nico Muhly’s opera
22 Oct 18 / New York Times
On the lightness of the Met’s Marnie
22 Oct 18 / Vulture
Muhly's Marnie, in Mayer's cinematic production, is a 'riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma'
22 Oct 18 / Broadway World
The beautiful doom is empty
21 Oct 18 / parterre box
Dazzling visuals outshine uneven score in Met’s “Marnie” premiere
21 Oct 18 / Classical Review
Isabel Leonard and Michael Mayer shine in frustrating opera by Nico Muhly and Nicholas Wright
20 Oct 18 / OperaWire
Marnie at the Met
Muhly to go back to the future with Met premiere of “Marnie”
Carmen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

A humble ‘Carmen’ outclasses an over-the-top ‘Tosca’ at the Metropolitan Opera
13 Nov 18 / New York Observer
Fleur du mal
10 Nov 18 / parterre box
En attendant la relève
6 Nov 18 / Forum Opéra
Clémentine Margaine and Yonghoon Lee show strong display in revival of iconic masterwork
2 Nov 18 / OperaWire
La fanciulla del West

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 20

La fanciulla del West en Nueva York
2 Nov 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Giancarlo del Monaco met La Fanciulla del West in New York
30 Oct 18 / Leidmotief
Jonas Kaufmann dans un western-opéra en direct du Met
29 Oct 18 / Olyrix
Quand le classique fonctionne
29 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
Jonas Kaufmann règne sur le Far (Upper) West (Side)
29 Oct 18 / Opera Online
Westbroeck and Kaufmann bring real gold to them thar hills in Met’s La fanciulla del West
29 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
Back in black
21 Oct 18 / parterre box
Kaufmann returns to the Met with a 'Heigh-ho Silver' in Puccini's Fanciulla del West
20 Oct 18 / Broadway World
Minnie a New York
19 Oct 18 / L'Ape musicale
Jonas Kaufmann, back at the Met, is good, not great
19 Oct 18 / New York Times
Quand le classique fonctionne
19 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
Jonas Kaufmann makes an exciting return in Puccini’s masterpiece
18 Oct 18 / OperaWire
A winning performance by Eva-Maria Westbroek
16 Oct 18 / The Epoch Times
Puccini’s wild west opera will shatter your heart (even with the Met’s subpar staging)
14 Oct 18 / New York Observer
Superb stagecraft and excellent vocal performances combine brilliantly in Act Two
10 Oct 18 / Classical Source
Big, bold Minnie and Johnson in Met's Fanciulla: Eyvazov shines
9 Oct 18 / Bachtrack
American beauty
6 Oct 18 / parterre box
After rough start, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Yusif Eyvazov and Zeljko Lucic deliver the goods, and then some
6 Oct 18 / OperaWire
Puccini’s American opera needs a new American vision
6 Oct 18 / New York Times
Eyvazov’s heroic performance highlights Met’s “La fanciulla del West”
6 Oct 18 / Classical Review
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Duelo de princesas
26 Oct 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Aida Live au Metropolitan Opera : célestes Anna et Anita
17 Oct 18 / Olyrix
The Met’s memorable revival of Aida
9 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
Putting the grand into Grand Opera, the Met's 30 year-old Aida returns striking as ever with a strong cast
8 Oct 18 / Planet Hugill
Netrebko’s Aida is volatile, potent in Met role debut
6 Oct 18 / Classical Voice North America
Anna Netrebko, one of the last old-style divas, in Aida
5 Oct 18 / Vulture
A hell-raising mezzo-soprano cuts through a dreary first week at the Metropolitan Opera
5 Oct 18 / The New Yorker
Finally, Netrebko gives us a gala opening at the Met, with spectacular Aida
30 Sep 18 / Broadway World
Led by a brilliant Netrebko, Met’s all-star “Aida” defines grand opera
28 Sep 18 / Classical Review
Anna Netrebko makes ‘Aida’ her own at the Met Opera
28 Sep 18 / New York Times
Anna Netrebko’s ‘Aida’ takes no prisoners in a triumphant return to the Met
28 Sep 18 / New York Observer
Well paced and feverishly intensive
28 Sep 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Mortal raises veil from before goddess’s face
28 Sep 18 / parterre box
At the Met, Netrebko triumphs as Aida, with Rachvelishvili a powerful rival
28 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
Samson et Dalila

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

Elīna Garanča is the personification of evil-seductress Dalila in Saint-Saëns’s opera at the Met
23 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
Samson et Dalila à grand spectacle en direct du Met
23 Oct 18 / Olyrix
Star e kolossal
21 Oct 18 / L'Ape musicale
Puisqu’on vous dit qu’il peut le faire
19 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
A hell-raising mezzo-soprano cuts through a dreary first week at the Metropolitan Opera
5 Oct 18 / The New Yorker
The sets and costumes were of an astonishing kitsch
3 Oct 18 / GBOPERA (English)
Soprano Elina Garanca and tenor Roberto Alagna reunite
2 Oct 18 / The Epoch Times
Roberto Alagna and Elīna Garanča sing beautifully but never replicated the chemistry that marked their Don José and Carmen
1 Oct 18 / Classical Source
Met’s new Samson is great spectacle shorn of passion
29 Sep 18 / Classical Voice North America
A magnetic Garanča simmers in Met’s season-opening “Samson et Dalila”
27 Sep 18 / Classical Review
A chiaroscuro-free, shiny Samson et Dalila at The Met
27 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
With spectacular squib of ‘Samson,’ Met Opera grasps at new start
27 Sep 18 / Washington Post
Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca struggle through disappointing production on opening night
26 Sep 18 / OperaWire
Shorn yesterday
26 Sep 18 / parterre box
Even an orgy scene can’t save the Met Opera’s dull take on ‘Samson et Dalila’
26 Sep 18 / New York Observer
The Met brings back Samson et Dalila, with just enough fromage
26 Sep 18 / Vulture
The Met’s new ‘Samson’ succeeds only as kitsch
26 Sep 18 / New York Times
Met Opera season opens with new Samson et Dalila, in crazy, rich Philistine style
26 Sep 18 / Broadway World
Director Darko Tresnjak
For Met Opera 'Samson et Dalila' director Darko Tresnjak, a dream comes true.
Elina Garanca confirms big Metropolitan Opera news for 2018-19
Elina Garanca has confirmed she will open the Metropolitan Opera in 2018-19, singing the role of Dalila in “Samson et Dalila.”
Lucia di Lammermoor

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Renversante Lucia di Lammermoor au Metropolitan Opera
18 May 18 / Olyrix
The E flat with which Pretty Yende ended the mad scene was perfect
11 May 18 / Australian Book Review
Tenors triumph in the Met’s last two operas of the season
6 May 18 / New York Observer
At the Met, Lammermoor is filled with crazies--and not just Lucia
1 May 18 / Broadway World
A shining, brilliant star joins the cast of Lucia at the Met
23 Apr 18 / Classics Today
Le feu et la glace
18 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
Jessica Pratt is a revelation as Donizetti’s tragic heroine
16 Apr 18 / OperaWire
Bloody wedding dress!
8 Apr 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
Grigolo provides fleeting highlights in Met’s lackluster “Lucia”
24 Mar 18 / Classical Review
Vittorio Grigolo is the reason to see the Met’s ‘Lucia’
24 Mar 18 / New York Times
Italian dressing
24 Mar 18 / parterre box
Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and Vittorio Grigolo triumph in ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’
24 Mar 18 / OperaWire
Roméo et Juliette

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Roméo et Juliette bouleversent New York
11 May 18 / Olyrix
As Juliette, soprano Ailyn Pérez once again enchants
6 May 18 / The Epoch Times
Tenors triumph in the Met’s last two operas of the season
6 May 18 / New York Observer
Star crossed Shakespearean opera
2 May 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
Pérez, Castronov, Domingo & co. deliver darker, heavier interpretation of Gounod opera
30 Apr 18 / OperaWire
An unexpected Met debut in Roméo et Juliette
26 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
Andrea Shin had us in the palm of his hand from his first aria
25 Apr 18 / Classical Source
Third tenor’s not quite a charm in the Met’s ‘Roméo’
25 Apr 18 / New York Times
Cendrillon

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Alice Coote was exceptional as the despairing then impassioned Prince
11 May 18 / Australian Book Review
The Met’s excellent production of Massenet’s delectable Cendrillon
2 May 18 / Seen and Heard
French opera takes over New York
24 Apr 18 / Wall Street Journal
Laurent Pelly, Joyce DiDonato and company deliver exquisite evening of Massenet fairy tale
24 Apr 18 / OperaWire
A pleasant last première of the season at the Metropolitan Opera
24 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
Finally, Cendrillon gets to the Met, and it’s magical
22 Apr 18 / Classical Voice North America
Joyce DiDonato, deux fois Cendrillon
20 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
French creampuff Cendrillon finally reaches Met with DiDonato
19 Apr 18 / Broadway World
It has taken more than a century for Cendrillon to reach the Met’s stage and its charm is a welcome addition
19 Apr 18 / Classical Source
A musical fairy tale
17 Apr 18 / Opera Gazet (English)
The Met’s ‘Cendrillon’ will make anyone love fairy tales…Yes, even ‘Frozen’
14 Apr 18 / New York Observer
I want magic
14 Apr 18 / parterre box
Unfractured fairy tales
14 Apr 18 / Operavore | WQXR
The stepchild of Cinderella operas finally makes it to the Met
14 Apr 18 / New York Times
Opera’s Miss Congeniality takes on a rare ‘Cinderella’
Joyce DiDonato will sing the title role in the Met Opera's company premiere of “Cendrillon” — Massenet’s frothy, romantic, rarely done Cinderella adaptation.
Così fan tutte

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Tragedy is jovially checked in Phelim McDermott’s busy, bright, unambiguous romp
11 May 18 / Australian Book Review
Retour de balancier
22 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
Wie ist das Verhältnis von Ton und Unterton?
13 Apr 18 / FAZ
Così fan tutte : la fête foraine en direct du Met
6 Apr 18 / Olyrix
‘Cosi fan tutte’ melds Coney Island sideshow and Mozart at Met Opera
5 Apr 18 / Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The Met’s Così fan tutte redeemed by fine musical performances
4 Apr 18 / Seen and Heard
Amusement park Così embraces glitz over heart
24 Mar 18 / Classical Voice North America
Lots of fun, but little regard for Mozart and da Ponte in the Met's Così
23 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Coney Island at the Met
18 Mar 18 / The Epoch Times
Così fan tutte, Kelli O’Hara, and the long shadow of James Levine
17 Mar 18 / Vulture
As James Levine sues, the Met Opera opens a new ‘Così’
17 Mar 18 / New York Times
New Met Mozart scores with a colorful carny “Cosí”
17 Mar 18 / Classical Review
The help
17 Mar 18 / parterre box
Kelli O’Hara, Christopher Maltman lead wonderful cast in fantastical production
17 Mar 18 / OperaWire
Kelli O'Hara gets freaky in Così fan tutte
17 Mar 18 / Theater Mania
A catastrophic 'Cosi' leaves one wondering "why bother"?
17 Mar 18 / New York Observer
Mozart as sideshow
17 Mar 18 / Operavore | WQXR
Tosca

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 24

Histrionically, Netrebko is still coming to terms with this testing role
11 May 18 / Australian Book Review
High Cs to burn: Netrebko stars in The Met’s new, hot-blooded Tosca
3 May 18 / Bachtrack
Anna Netrebko proves opera divas still Exist in a breathtaking ‘Tosca’
29 Apr 18 / New York Observer
Anna Netrebko, la diva en diva
25 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
Quantum leap
24 Apr 18 / parterre box
The diva is the diva: Netrebko sensational in first “Tosca” at the Met
23 Apr 18 / Classical Review
Anna Netrebko conquers Puccini’s iconic diva
23 Apr 18 / OperaWire
Anna Netrebko emerges as a powerful new Tosca at the Met
23 Apr 18 / New York Times
A marquer dans les annales
8 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
Opera restored to its past glory
21 Jan 18 / The Epoch Times
Familiar, yet ravishing Tosca
20 Jan 18 / City Journal
Jennifer Rowley triumphs in glimmering production
14 Jan 18 / OperaWire
Beautiful singing, realistic staging for the Met’s new Tosca
6 Jan 18 / Bachtrack
New Tosca launch at Met survives sweeping exodus
6 Jan 18 / Classical Voice North America
The Metropolitan Opera stages a new production of Puccini's opera for the #MeToo era
5 Jan 18 / Theater Mania
Yoncheva, Grigolo, Villaume not ready for primetime
5 Jan 18 / OperaWire
The Met’s Tosca is afraid of its own past
5 Jan 18 / Vulture
The Met's new 'Tosca' leaps to safety
5 Jan 18 / Operavore | WQXR
Yoncheva, Grigolo, Lucic & McVicar save Puccini’s “Tosca”
2 Jan 18 / The Huffington Post
A traditional ‘Tosca’ returns, with cheers, to the Met
2 Jan 18 / ZEALnyc
Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Tosca’ makes murder, rape and suicide a snooze
2 Jan 18 / New York Observer
Yoncheva triumphs in premiere of Met’s new and dazzling “Tosca”
2 Jan 18 / Classical Review
The Met Opera’s ‘Tosca’ overcomes months of chaos
2 Jan 18 / New York Times
E avanti a lui russava tutta roma
2 Jan 18 / parterre box
Sonya Yoncheva On Making Her Debut as Tosca at the Met
The acclaimed soprano will play the title role through January 27, then return to the Met's stage in La Bohème.
On the scene at the most talked-about opera premiere in years
The Met’s high-stakes production of Tosca has been plagued by pre-show dramatics for months, but it all came together on opening night.
Behind the scenes of Tosca the messiest production in Met history
A lavish new staging of Puccini’s “Tosca,” envisioned as an act of redemption, loses three singers and two conductors. But the show must go on.
How the Met’s Tosca replicates the grandeur of Rome
Sonya Yoncheva, one of opera’s most exciting artists, takes on the riveting title role of Puccini’s Tosca for the first time in her career, amidst life-like sets of the Eternal City.
Bryn Terfel exits Met Opera ‘Tosca’ completing cast overhaul
The cast change is complete and all the leads for the Met Opera’s upcoming production of “Tosca” have now been replaced.
Metropolitan Opera names replacement conductor for new Tosca
Emmanuel Villaume steps in after the music director emeritus, James Levine, was suspended from the organization following multiple sexual abuse allegations.
James Levine to conduct Metropolitan Opera's new Tosca
The Metropolitan Opera announced today that music director emeritus James Levine will conduct next season's new production of Tosca, replacing conductor Andris Nelsons, who has withdrawn.
Metropolitan Opera announces cast changes
Sonya Yoncheva will make her role debut in the Met's new production of Puccini's Tosca next season replacing Kristine Opolais, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.
Tenor Jonas Kaufmann cancels at Met Opera yet again
Jonas Kaufmann has withdrawn from of the Met's new production of Puccini's "Tosca," which opens on New Year's Eve, attributing the decision to "his personal life and changes."
Turandot

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

The Met's production of Turandot delivers a visual blast from the moment the curtain rises
22 Apr 18 / Broadway World
Guanqun Yu's Liù the shining star of Turandot at The Met
4 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
Favorite continues to wow audiences at The Met
27 Mar 18 / The Epoch Times
A Puccini suite at the Met strikes a note of desperation
6 Nov 17 / New York Times
James Morris tribute takes centerstage in overall uneven performance of Puccini’s final masterpiece
20 Oct 17 / OperaWire
Dyka and Antonenko shine in an extravagant Turandot at the Met
20 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
A stirring “Turandot” with Dyka, Antonenko, and an homage to James Morris
19 Oct 17 / The Huffington Post
Met needs to update shady sexual politics of ‘Turandot’ staging
19 Oct 17 / New York Observer
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Performance schedule
Saint-Saens
24 Sep 2018 to 28 Mar 2019
Puccini
25 Sep to 13 Dec 2018
Verdi
26 Sep 2018 to 7 Mar 2019
Puccini
25 Oct 2018 to 6 Apr 2019
Bizet
30 Oct 2018 to 8 Feb 2019
Puccini
23 Nov to 15 Dec 2018
Verdi
4 Dec 2018 to 27 Apr 2019
Verdi
14 Dec 2018 to 10 Jan 2019
Mozart
19 Dec 2018 to 5 Jan 2019
Cilea
31 Dec 2018 to 26 Jan 2019
Debussy
15 to 31 Jan 2019
Tchaikovsky
24 Jan to 14 Feb 2019
Bartok
24 Jan to 14 Feb 2019
Mozart
30 Jan to 18 Apr 2019
Donizetti
7 Feb to 2 Mar 2019
Verdi
12 Feb to 10 May 2019
Verdi
22 Feb to 16 Mar 2019
Wagner
9 Mar to 6 May 2019
Wagner
25 Mar to 7 May 2019
Mozart
30 Mar to 20 Apr 2019
Wagner
13 Apr to 9 May 2019
Wagner
27 Apr to 11 May 2019
Poulenc
3 to 11 May 2019

News & Articles

Met orchestra takes curtain call onstage with Né​zet-SéR
Yannick Né​zet-Sé​guin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra onstage for curtain calls following his first performance as the Metropolitan Opera's new music director.
6 Dec 2018 / Associated Press
How a Canadian maestro is trying to make opera 'cooler'
Yannick Nézet-Séguin has taken over musical direction of New York's embattled Metropolitan Opera.
4 Dec 2018 / CBC News
‘La Traviata’ opens a new era at the Metropolitan Opera
For his debut as the company’s music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin is conducting a stylish Verdi staging starring Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Flórez.
30 Nov 2018 / New York Times
Placido Domingo is golden for his 50 years at the Met
Placido Domingo's eyes watered and his voice quavered. After portraying dozens of characters over a half-century on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, he got emotional being himself.
25 Nov 2018 / Associated Press
Anna Netrebko to reprise Lady Macbeth at Metropolitan Opera
During the Met Opera Guild Luncheon honoring Netrebko, the Met’s General Manager announced that she would take on the role during the 2019-20 season.
27 Oct 2018 / OperaWire

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