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Marnie

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

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
‘Marnie’ stays in the shadows in Nico Muhly’s opera
22 Oct 18 / New York Times
Dazzling visuals outshine uneven score in Met’s “Marnie” premiere
21 Oct 18 / Classical Review
The beautiful doom is empty
21 Oct 18 / parterre box
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”
La fanciulla del West

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

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
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
Minnie a New York
19 Oct 18 / L'Ape musicale
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
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
American beauty
6 Oct 18 / parterre box
Samson et Dalila

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 16

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
With spectacular squib of ‘Samson,’ Met Opera grasps at new start
27 Sep 18 / Washington Post
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
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
Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca struggle through disappointing production on opening night
26 Sep 18 / OperaWire
Shorn yesterday
26 Sep 18 / parterre box
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.”
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 13

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
A hell-raising mezzo-soprano cuts through a dreary first week at the Metropolitan Opera
5 Oct 18 / The New Yorker
Anna Netrebko, one of the last old-style divas, in Aida
5 Oct 18 / Vulture
Finally, Netrebko gives us a gala opening at the Met, with spectacular Aida
30 Sep 18 / Broadway World
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
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
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Rising stars shine on company’s second night
28 Sep 18 / OperaWire
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
A thrilling ‘La Bohème’ at the Met, radiating warmth
27 Sep 18 / New York Times
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)
Vittorio Grigolo is the reason to see the Met’s ‘Lucia’
24 Mar 18 / New York Times
Grigolo provides fleeting highlights in Met’s lackluster “Lucia”
24 Mar 18 / Classical Review
Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and Vittorio Grigolo triumph in ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’
24 Mar 18 / OperaWire
Italian dressing
24 Mar 18 / parterre box
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
Third tenor’s not quite a charm in the Met’s ‘Roméo’
25 Apr 18 / New York Times
Andrea Shin had us in the palm of his hand from his first aria
25 Apr 18 / Classical Source
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
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
French opera takes over New York
24 Apr 18 / Wall Street Journal
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
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
French creampuff Cendrillon finally reaches Met with DiDonato
19 Apr 18 / Broadway World
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
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
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
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
Anna Netrebko emerges as a powerful new Tosca at the Met
23 Apr 18 / New York Times
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
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
New Tosca launch at Met survives sweeping exodus
6 Jan 18 / Classical Voice North America
Beautiful singing, realistic staging for the Met’s new Tosca
6 Jan 18 / Bachtrack
The Met’s Tosca is afraid of its own past
5 Jan 18 / Vulture
The Metropolitan Opera stages a new production of Puccini's opera for the #MeToo era
5 Jan 18 / Theater Mania
The Met's new 'Tosca' leaps to safety
5 Jan 18 / Operavore | WQXR
Yoncheva, Grigolo, Villaume not ready for primetime
5 Jan 18 / OperaWire
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
Dyka and Antonenko shine in an extravagant Turandot at the Met
20 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
James Morris tribute takes centerstage in overall uneven performance of Puccini’s final masterpiece
20 Oct 17 / OperaWire
Met needs to update shady sexual politics of ‘Turandot’ staging
19 Oct 17 / New York Observer
A stirring “Turandot” with Dyka, Antonenko, and an homage to James Morris
19 Oct 17 / The Huffington Post
After a slow start, bracing vocalism carries Met’s sumptuous “Turandot”
14 Oct 17 / Classical Review
Luisa Miller

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

Avec les tripes!
20 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
L'ouïe a mille airs avec Domingo et Yoncheva en direct du Met
20 Apr 18 / Olyrix
Luisa Miller en majesté au Metropolitan Opera
16 Apr 18 / Opera Online
Yoncheva, Beczała and ageless Domingo headline a memorable Luisa Miller from the Met
16 Apr 18 / Seen and Heard
A harrowing story of class struggle gets a tame retelling in Met’s ‘Luisa Miller’
7 Apr 18 / New York Observer
Superb Yoncheva and Beczała in The Met's Luisa Miller, anchored by Domingo
4 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
I love Luisa!
3 Apr 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
Plácido Domingo takes on a new role at the Met Opera. (His 149th.)
2 Apr 18 / New York Times
An unquestioned triumph for Yoncheva and Beczala
2 Apr 18 / OperaWire
It's Miller time at the Met, with Yoncheva, Domingo and Beczala
1 Apr 18 / Broadway World
Love and death at the Met in rarely performed Verdi gem
1 Apr 18 / The Epoch Times
Cabal me by your name
1 Apr 18 / parterre box
Elektra

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Elektra en Métamorphose
16 Mar 18 / Olyrix
Sabine Hogrefe did not disappoint, singing with confidence and power in a terrific performance
15 Mar 18 / Classical Source
Elektra's misery: up close and personal at The Met
8 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Exciting Goerke and Nezet-Seguin change dynamic of Met's Elektra
8 Mar 18 / Broadway World
Goerke triumphs in Elektra
6 Mar 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Met’s powerful ‘Elektra’ could turn anyone into an opera lover
6 Mar 18 / New York Observer
Christine Goerke is bright and penetrating
6 Mar 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin's 'Elektra' at the Met proves it: NYC really, really likes him
3 Mar 18 / Philadelphia Inquirer
The Metropolitan Opera revives its compelling ‘Elektra,’ and comes very close to success
3 Mar 18 / ZEALnyc
An extraordinary ‘Elektra’ shows a path forward for the Met
3 Mar 18 / New York Times
A compelling attack of the killer opera
3 Mar 18 / Operavore | WQXR
“Elektra” returns to Met for a sunny Straussian family holiday
3 Mar 18 / Classical Review
Yannick Nézet-Séguin steals the show in Strauss’ most violent work
3 Mar 18 / OperaWire
The mania event
3 Mar 18 / parterre box
Goerke on Elektra
Soprano Christine Goerke talks about singing her first Elektra at the Met Opera.
Semiramide

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Angela Meade and Elizabeth DeShong star in Rossini revival
13 Mar 18 / The Opera Critic
Stylized look, virtuoso singing in Met’s Semiramide
12 Mar 18 / Classics Today
The Met’s Semiramide lacks dramatic tension despite some beautiful singing (HD review)
12 Mar 18 / Seen and Heard
As Semiramide, Angela Meade gives an impressive account
9 Mar 18 / Classical Source
Décevante tragédie
7 Mar 18 / toutelaculture.com
The company lurches from a tacky “Semiramide” to a glorious “Parsifal”
6 Mar 18 / The New Yorker
Angela Meade sacrée reine malgré tout
2 Mar 18 / Forum Opéra
The Met revives the rare ‘Semiramide’ with a golden cast
22 Feb 18 / ZEALnyc
A gaudy stand-and-sing Semiramide at the Met
22 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Met’s “Semiramide” delivers a visual and bel canto feast
21 Feb 18 / Classical Review
Monumental sets and a vocal powerhouse
21 Feb 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
‘Semiramide’ returns to the Met, unglamorous but excellent
21 Feb 18 / New York Times
Met’s new ‘Semiramide’ is a tacky tragedy
21 Feb 18 / New York Observer
Semiramide, a gorgeous relic of the 1890s and 1990s
21 Feb 18 / Vulture
Elizabeth DeShong shines in disappointing revival
21 Feb 18 / OperaWire
Gilt trip
21 Feb 18 / parterre box
Making Assyria great again
21 Feb 18 / Superconductor
Union questions Met’s firing of director for remark to chorister
The Met fired the director John Copley, 84, after he was accused of telling a chorister “I’m thinking of you in my bed with your clothes off.”
Met Opera fires stage director, citing ‘inappropriate behavior’
John Copley was dismissed from the Met’s revival of Rossini’s “Semiramide” after a complaint about his behavior toward a chorister.
Parsifal

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 13

The company lurches from a tacky “Semiramide” to a glorious “Parsifal”
6 Mar 18 / The New Yorker
The real star was Yannick Nézet-Séguin
23 Feb 18 / Classical Source
The Met's 'Parsifal' is a feast for the ears
22 Feb 18 / The Weekly Standard
Wagner's full-blooded 'Parsifal' at the Metropolitan Opera leaves a mark
11 Feb 18 / Operavore | WQXR
Suffering, transcendence, redemption: The Met's Parsifal is a long trip, well worth it
8 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin steals the show in Met Opera’s ‘Parsifal’ revival
7 Feb 18 / ZEALnyc
A brilliant cast shines in Met’s greatest production Of last decade
7 Feb 18 / OperaWire
Yannick's 'Parsifal' at the Met gets a big bravo from picky New Yorkers
7 Feb 18 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Fifty shades of grail
7 Feb 18 / parterre box
A conductor delivers a magnificent ‘Parsifal’ at the Met
7 Feb 18 / New York Times
Wagner’s ‘Parsifal’ returns to save the world — maybe even the Met
7 Feb 18 / New York Observer
A Parsifal even the Wagner-phobic can enjoy
7 Feb 18 / Vulture
Strong supporting cast, conducting, illuminate Met’s “Parsifal”
7 Feb 18 / Classical Review
Original instrument
Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt brings his unconventional sound to the Met’s Parsifal.
Cool northern light
The incomparable Peter Mattei returns to the Met as Amfortas.
Behind the scenes of the Met Opera’s production of Parsifal
And the gory special effects feat in Parsifal everyone will be buzzing about.
Enjoying life his way
Bass René Pape on ‘Parsifal,’ future projects, and the Papeduck.
Watch the Met Opera stage a sea of blood
A production of Wagner’s metaphysical “Parsifal,” which returns on Feb. 5, floods the stage with 1,250 gallons.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

La Bohème par Zeffirelli et Yoncheva au Met, un classique cinématographique
2 Mar 18 / Olyrix
Zeffirelli’s Met production of La bohème still delights (HD review)
28 Feb 18 / Seen and Heard
The Met's Bohème: As if it were new
28 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Technical difficulties
20 Feb 18 / parterre box
Michael Fabiano in top form alongside splendid Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Lucas Meachem and others
19 Feb 18 / OperaWire
A Puccini suite at the Met strikes a note of desperation
6 Nov 17 / New York Times
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Saint-Saens
24 Sep 2018 to 28 Mar 2019
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25 Sep to 13 Dec 2018
Verdi
26 Sep 2018 to 7 Mar 2019
Puccini
4 to 27 Oct 2018
Muhly
19 Oct to 10 Nov 2018
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25 Oct 2018 to 6 Apr 2019
Bizet
30 Oct 2018 to 8 Feb 2019
Boito
8 Nov to 1 Dec 2018
Bizet
14 Nov to 8 Dec 2018
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

Marnie at the Met
Muhly to go back to the future with Met premiere of “Marnie”
18 Oct 2018 / Classical Review
Metropolitan Opera to present new works by female composers
Jeanine Tesori and Missy Mazzoli are the first female composers to be commissioned by the Met since its founding in 1883.
24 Sep 2018 / PlaybillArts
Retooling the Met Opera’s problematic ‘Ring’ machine
The “machine” is back. And, after spending months in the shop, it should be ready to go for another spin this spring, Met officials hope.
22 Sep 2018 / New York Times
For the first time, the Met will perform opera on Sundays
Sunday matinees will become a regular part of the Met’s offerings in the 2019-20 season. The following year, the Met will take a midwinter break in February.
15 Sep 2018 / New York Times
The Met reaches deals
The Met Opera and two Unions reach a deal, very quietly.
4 Aug 2018 / New York Times

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