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Norma

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 21

McVicar makes a plausible case for an intimate interpretation
21 Oct 17 / DC Metro Theater Arts
A dispiritingly old-fashioned show
17 Oct 17 / Australian Book Review
Radvanovsky and DiDonato triumph in McVicar’s gloomy Met Norma
10 Oct 17 / Seen and Heard
Sgombra è la sacra megaplex
10 Oct 17 / parterre box
A conservative start to New York’s fall music season
10 Oct 17 / The New Yorker
Norma en direct du Met - Cast d’exception pour une 100e
10 Oct 17 / Concertclassic.com
The Met Opera Live in HD: a solid and unpretentious spectacle
9 Oct 17 / Telegraph
Baffling and emotionally constipated: Bellini's Norma from the Met in HD
9 Oct 17 / Planet Hugill
An evening of passionately committed performances
2 Oct 17 / Express
New Norma surges with star power, but lighting’s dim
30 Sep 17 / Classical Voice North America
Star singers lift a muddled ‘Norma’ at the Metropolitan Opera
27 Sep 17 / New York Times
Opening night is a triumph for Sondra Radvanovsky
27 Sep 17 / OperaWire
Radvanovsky and DiDonato sparkle in a dim new ‘Norma’ at the Metropolitan Opera
27 Sep 17 / ZEALnyc
A gloomy, ragey Norma at the Met’s opening night
27 Sep 17 / Vulture
The Met's new 'Norma' goes next level with combustible singing
27 Sep 17 / WQXR New York
The Met opens its season with a fine new Norma
27 Sep 17 / Bachtrack
In a lazy, senseless ‘Norma,’ Met diva Sondra Radvanovsky steals the show
27 Sep 17 / New York Observer
Bellini and brontosaurs
27 Sep 17 / Wall Street Journal
DiDonato provides the sparks in Met’s grim, dramatically flat “Norma”
27 Sep 17 / Classical Review
Better call gaul
27 Sep 17 / parterre box
For once, the Met Opera goes traditional for season opener
27 Sep 17 / Washington Post
Hear what makes 'Norma' the Everest of opera
Five reasons that the title role in Bellini’s masterpiece, which opens the Metropolitan Opera’s season on Sept. 25, defines a true diva.
Met taps Sondra Radvanovsky to replace Anna Netrebko in Norma
The Metropolitan Opera has announced that it has tapped soprano Sondra Radvanovsky to replace Anna Netrebko in the 2017-18-season-opening production of Norma.
Turandot

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

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
Die Zauberflöte

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Tenors keep show afloat in Met ‘Hoffmann’ and ‘Magic Flute’
19 Oct 17 / New York Observer
A superb production of Die Zauberflöte relayed from the Met
18 Oct 17 / Seen and Heard
Julie Taymor’s 'Magic Flute' still delights
15 Oct 17 / The Epoch Times
Julie Taymor’s Magic Flute is still mesmerizing at The Met
14 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
James Levine was in the pit, leading a cast that brought out brilliantly all of the score’s humor, lyricism and drama
29 Sep 17 / Classical Source
Levine again weaves his special magic in an outstanding “Die Zauberflote”
29 Sep 17 / The Huffington Post
Inspired cast gives Met’s beloved “Magic Flute” a glorious revival
29 Sep 17 / Classical Review
The Met has the voices. But will it need more to survive?
29 Sep 17 / New York Times
James Levine leads a solid cast in Mozart’s enigmatic masterpiece
29 Sep 17 / OperaWire
Dark matter
29 Sep 17 / parterre box
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Tenors keep show afloat in Met ‘Hoffmann’ and ‘Magic Flute’
19 Oct 17 / New York Observer
Grigolo in fine form and Morley is a doll in Met's Hoffmann
9 Oct 17 / Broadway World
Vittorio Grigolo leads a hilariously entertaining evening
30 Sep 17 / OperaWire
The Met has the voices. But will it need more to survive?
29 Sep 17 / New York Times
Grigòlo stars as Debus leads thrilling Hoffmann at The Met
29 Sep 17 / Bachtrack
Drunk history
28 Sep 17 / parterre box
Met gets new season on track with a worthy, well-sung “Hoffmann”
28 Sep 17 / Classical Review
Vittorio Grigolo, in excellent voice, ably conveyed Hoffmann’s shifting moods, from ardent to despondent
28 Sep 17 / Classical Source
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Angel Blue triumphs in truly engaging revival of Puccini classic
12 Oct 17 / OperaWire
Angel Blue impresses in her Met debut in an enthralling Bohème
11 Oct 17 / Bachtrack
Angel Blue, the Met’s new Mimi
9 Oct 17 / Classics Today
Grand, reviled and beloved
5 Oct 17 / New York Times
A soprano’s affecting debut highlights Met’s big-voiced “Bohème”
4 Oct 17 / Classical Review
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Only the Met can provide such a top notch rendition of this famous classic
17 May 17 / Broadway World
An underserved Don
12 May 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
Simon Keenlyside: Don Giovanni for ever
22 Nov 16 / Wanderer
A direct and engaging Don Giovanni at the Met
8 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Le retour en force de Simon Keenlyside
5 Nov 16 / Concertclassic.com
Superb singing and playing in Met’s traditional production of Don Giovanni
26 Oct 16 / Seen and Heard
Simon Keenlyside returns
17 Oct 16 / The Opera Critic
Calorosa l’accoglienza da parte di un pubblico non foltissimo
14 Oct 16 / Operaclick (Ita)
‘Tristan und Isolde’ soars, while ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘La Bohème’ fail to impress
7 Oct 16 / New York Observer
A welcome return for Simon Keenlyside
3 Oct 16 / The Observer
Keenlyside returns to Met with a low-key Don Giovanni
1 Oct 16 / Broadway World
A singer's strong return in a drab 'Don Giovanni'
29 Sep 16 / New York Times
A winning cast sparks joy in Don Giovanni revival at the Met
29 Sep 16 / Bachtrack
“Don Giovanni” revival offers middling Mozart at the Met
29 Sep 16 / Classical Review
After setbacks, a baritone works his way back to the Met Opera
Simon Keenlyside, the British singer, discussed vocal damage and other recent challenges ahead of his turn in Mozart's "Don Giovanni."
Paul Appleby replaces Rolando Villazon in Met's Don Giovanni
Paul Appleby will sing the role of Don Ottavio in this season's September and October performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, replacing Rolando Villazón, who has withdrawn due to illness.
Der Rosenkavalier

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Renée Fleming and Elīna Garanča bid farewell in the Met’s sumptuous Der Rosenkavalier
16 May 17 / Seen and Heard
Elīna Garanča, Günther Groissböck deliver nuanced performances in solid production
2 May 17 / OperaWire
Le crépuscule radieux
24 Apr 17 / Forum Opéra
A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met
20 Apr 17 / Bachtrack
Renée Fleming shines in a cool new version of Richard Strauss’s opera
19 Apr 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Renée Fleming's poignant farewell to 'Der Rosenkavalier'
15 Apr 17 / New York Times
Through a glass vaguely
15 Apr 17 / parterre box
For Renée Fleming’s last Met stand — or is it? — a new production focuses on the past’s lost innocence
15 Apr 17 / Washington Post
The Met’s new ‘Rosenkavalier’ moves (timelessly) forward with a timeless Renée Fleming
15 Apr 17 / ZEALnyc
Fleming soars to new heights in “Der Rosenkavalier” at the Met
15 Apr 17 / The Huffington Post
A star is boring in ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ at the Met
15 Apr 17 / New York Observer
Savor Renée Fleming in "Der Rosenkavalier" at the Met
15 Apr 17 / The New Yorker
Robert Carsen production was greeted with a mixture of boos and cheers
15 Apr 17 / WQXR New York
In her moving Met quasi-farewell Fleming strikes sparks with Garanča in new “Rosenkavalier”
15 Apr 17 / Classical Review
Guenther Groissboeck savors role as oaf in 'Rosenkavalier'
While soprano Renee Fleming bids a poignant and elegant farewell to a signature role at the Metropolitan Opera, a young bass is stirring up a storm as her far-from-dignified country cousin.
Opera star Renée Fleming takes on comedy at the Met
The star, who made her Broadway debut in Living on Love, explores the lighter side of opera through May 13.
The Diva Departs: Renée Fleming’s Farewell to Opera
With her art form in crisis, the soprano prepares for a poignant farewell at the Met. But she has a second act in mind.
Der Fliegende Holländer

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Amber Wagner and Michael Volle deliver complex performances in cathartic season send-Off
14 May 17 / OperaWire
Thrilling Flying Dutchman at the Met under Yannick Nézet-Séguin
9 May 17 / Bachtrack
La musique emporte tout dans le Vaisseau fantôme du Met
8 May 17 / Opera Online
Wagner's Hollander flies under Nezet-Seguin, with Volle and Wagner, at the Met
29 Apr 17 / Broadway World
Aufregende Nordland-Story
29 Apr 17 / Deutschland Radio
If this production of Wagner’s opera has a hero, it is conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin
27 Apr 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
A thrilling, without-intermission, Flying Dutchman
27 Apr 17 / Classical Source
Rousing ‘Dutchman’ at the Met is enough to wake the undead
27 Apr 17 / New York Observer
Wagner’s “Flying Dutchman” haunts anew at the Met Opera with Volle and Wagner
27 Apr 17 / The Huffington Post
Met's next music director captains a blazing 'Dutchman'
27 Apr 17 / New York Times
Gewitter und sturm
27 Apr 17 / parterre box
Senta's journey
Amber Wagner on singing her first major Metropolitan Opera role.
Cyrano de Bergerac

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Die Tragödie eines Ghostwriters
13 May 17 / Deutschland Radio
Long nosed flop
11 May 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of its 2005 production of Cyrano de Bergerac is a smashing success
6 May 17 / Classical Source
Alagna & Rowley lead production filled with ‘panache’
4 May 17 / OperaWire
An operatic 'Cyrano' undeterred by a giant nose
4 May 17 / New York Times
Tenor Roberto Alagna was among those who seemed to be having a good time in Alfano’s opera
4 May 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Alagna and Rowley bring emotional depth to Met’s “Cyrano de Bergerac”
4 May 17 / Classical Review
Singing with, but not through, the nose
For Cyrano — a challenging role even without foam prosthetics on your face — the tenor Roberto Alagna said he tried hard to focus his sound.
Patricia Racette withdraws from Met's Cyrano
Soprano Patricia Racette has withdrawn from the Metropolitan Opera's upcoming performances of Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac owing to an abdominal hernia.
50th Anniversary Gala

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Pluie d'étoiles au Metropolitan
12 May 17 / Forum Opéra
The Met Gala celebrates its opera house
10 May 17 / WQXR New York
Splendor, nostalgia and camp salute 50 years of the Met at Lincoln Center
10 May 17 / New York Observer
Hvorostovsky makes surprise appearance at Met Opera gala
9 May 17 / New York Daily News
Passing of the torch at Met Opera's midlife
9 May 17 / Washington Post
Opera matters, and the Met just threw a party to prove it
9 May 17 / New York Times
Die MET jubilierte
9 May 17 / Die Presse
Fifty shades of gold
9 May 17 / parterre box
Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s surprise return among many highlights in a memorable night
8 May 17 / OperaWire
Sehen so etwa Operngala-Besucher aus?
Die Metropolitan Opera New York feiert mit viel Pomp 50. Geburtstag, aber die Besucherzahlen gehen zurück.
Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Gala as seen backstage
The Metropolitan Opera 50th anniversary Gala promised to be a night filled with glamour and star power that reunited some of opera’s greatest singers on the same stage.
Hvorostovsky sings at the Met Gala
Watch Dmitri Hvorostovsky's surprise return to the Met Opera.
Juan Diego Flórez cancels Metropolitan Opera Gala
Flórez announced the news on his website stating, “It is with much regret that I have to cancel my participation at the MET Gala due to an indisposition."
Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Gala
50 iconic and historic moments from the new house.
Rolando Villazón out of Met 50th Anniversary Gala
But company adds Günther Groissböck to the cast.
Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas
3 May 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
What hump?
29 Apr 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
Le Rigoletto du Met, pas bling-bling pour un sou
26 Apr 17 / ResMusica
Train-train n'est pas new-yorkais
25 Apr 17 / Forum Opéra
Viva Las Vegas: A night at the opera
31 Jan 17 / Broadway World
It’s a mantua’s world
24 Jan 17 / parterre box
The Met hits the jackpot with revival of its Vegas Rigoletto
24 Jan 17 / Bachtrack
Much of the musical success lies in the inventive conducting of Pier Giorgio Morandi
23 Jan 17 / Classical Source
Worthy cast finds fiftul humanity beneath the neon of Met’s “Rigoletto”
22 Jan 17 / Classical Review
Eugene Onegin

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Netrebko and Mattei star as Deborah Warner’s Checkhovian Eugene Onegin returns to the Met
26 Apr 17 / Seen and Heard
Le Netrebko Show
24 Apr 17 / Forum Opéra
Netrebko and Mattei spin magic from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin at the Met
18 Apr 17 / Broadway World
Netrebko triumphs as Tchaikovsky’s Tatiana
12 Apr 17 / The Opera Critic
Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien dominate in powerful revival of Warner’s astute production
9 Apr 17 / OperaWire
A shy teen-turned-grande dame heats up the Met’s box office
4 Apr 17 / New York Observer
Mariusz Kwiecień is an honourable substitute for Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Tchaikovsky’s opera
3 Apr 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Netrebko a magnificent Tatyana in The Met's Onegin
1 Apr 17 / Bachtrack
Netrebko, Kwiecien bring Met’s “Onegin” revival to vivid life
1 Apr 17 / Classical Review
Netrebko and Kwiecien delve the despair of lost love in the Met’s “Eugene Onegin”
1 Apr 17 / The Huffington Post
An absent baritone looms over the Met Opera's 'Onegin'
1 Apr 17 / New York Times
Der Bariton Peter Mattei
"Onegin ist ein Rätsel"
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Au Met, la démesure d'Aida ne prend pas d'âge
25 Apr 17 / ResMusica
L'or du MET
23 Apr 17 / Forum Opéra
Aida al Metropolitan Opera di New York
9 Apr 17 / OperaeOpera
Aida gushes at the Metropolitan Opera
5 Apr 17 / Broadway World
Conductor Daniele Rustioni dominates, leads riveting cast in memorable performance
3 Apr 17 / OperaWire
Krassimira Stoyanova triumphs in The Met's Aida
30 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
This performance of Verdi’s Aida generated little excitement
13 Nov 16 / Classical Source
Met's revival of Aida an occasion to celebrate an enduring masterpiece
10 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Met’s sturdy “Aida’ delivers the Verdian goods
10 Nov 16 / Classical Review
An 'Aida' at the Met that may not be Zeffirelli's, but it's big
7 Nov 16 / New York Times
Idomeneo

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Idomeneo, Mozart’s first great opera, shows the Met’s quality
8 Apr 17 / Buenos Aires Herald
Idomeneo Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera
29 Mar 17 / The Opera Critic
Mozart’s first masterpiece returns to the Met
28 Mar 17 / The Opera Critic
Fury of the sea
24 Mar 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
With one aria, Elza van den Heever steals the Met's Idomeneo
14 Mar 17 / Broadway World
Mozart's 'Idomeneo' shows the Met Opera at its best
14 Mar 17 / New York Times
An immensely appealing and effective production
13 Mar 17 / Classical Source
Met’s inspired cast delivers the musical riches of Mozart’s “Idomeneo”
10 Mar 17 / Classical Review
Levine's orchestra shines in uneven Met Idomeneo
9 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Yoncheva’s heart stopping Violetta at the Met
28 Mar 17 / The Opera Critic
Traviata drags at the Met
27 Mar 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano dominate La Traviata from the Met
15 Mar 17 / Seen and Heard
Sonya Yoncheva trionfa ne La Traviata al Met
5 Mar 17 / OperaeOpera
A superb portrayal: Sonya Yoncheva shines in a brilliant Traviata at the Met
4 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Yoncheva a blazing Violetta in Met’s highly charged “Traviata”
3 Mar 17 / Classical Review
A soprano showdown, and a winner
27 Feb 17 / New York Times
Plummeting in love
26 Feb 17 / parterre box
Verdi’s “Traviata” shines anew at the Met with Yoncheva and Fabiano
26 Feb 17 / The Huffington Post
Fidelio

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Beethoven deserves better
27 Mar 17 / ConcertoNet (English)
Beethoven’s ode to women celebrated with stunning cast & production
26 Mar 17 / OperaWire
Leading the stellar cast are Klaus Florian Vogt and Adrienne Pieczonka
23 Mar 17 / Classical Source
Jürgen Flimm's production of Fidelio returns to The Met after a long absence
21 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Reunited
19 Mar 17 / parterre box
Spruce and taut, the Met Opera's 'Fidelio' looks good at 17
18 Mar 17 / New York Times
Met’s superb ensemble cast rises to the challenge of Beethoven’s “Fidelio”
18 Mar 17 / Classical Review
I Puritani

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Pretty Yende thrives on short notice in Met's "Puritani"
10 Mar 17 / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Damrau and Camarena radiate star power in the Met's Puritani
28 Feb 17 / Broadway World
Pretty Yende + Javier Camarena = pretty spectacular Puritani duo
17 Feb 17 / Bachtrack
Yende and Camarena Deliver a Met Opera Valentine in Bellini’s “I Puritani”
16 Feb 17 / The Huffington Post
At the Met, the diva Is the director
16 Feb 17 / New York Observer
Diana Damrau’s voice soared with gleaming purity in Bellini’s opera
14 Feb 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
A tenor and a soprano make 'I Puritani' gleam at the Met
13 Feb 17 / New York Times
As the fragile maiden Elvira, Diana Damrau delivered an engrossing portrayal
13 Feb 17 / Classical Source
Thrilling vocalism in “Puritani” provokes a zealous Met audience
12 Feb 17 / Classical Review
Tenor Javier Camerena goes old school at the Met
12 Feb 17 / New York Observer
Rusalka

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

The Met’s compelling Rusalka makes an impact in the cinema
28 Feb 17 / Seen and Heard
A missed opportunity but with great musical values
14 Feb 17 / Bachtrack
No fairytale ending for Dvorak's Rusalka in the Met's new production
11 Feb 17 / Broadway World
Chilly fairy-tale romanticism
7 Feb 17 / Wall Street Journal
Radiant singing from Kristine Opolais
6 Feb 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Opolais reigns in the Met’s new “Rusalka”
4 Feb 17 / The Huffington Post
At the Met, ‘Rusalka’ serves up fishy unrealness
4 Feb 17 / New York Observer
A rather tired staging of Dvořák’s Rusalka
4 Feb 17 / Classical Source
The Met's new-generation 'Rusalka' meets the current mermaid zeitgeist
4 Feb 17 / WQXR New York
Opolais a ravishing mermaid in Met’s new “Rusalka” but Zimmerman’s swamp needs draining
4 Feb 17 / Classical Review
The Met Opera's 'Rusalka' is a dark, sexy hit
4 Feb 17 / New York Times
Sleeping with the fishes
4 Feb 17 / parterre box
With 'Rusalka', will the fourth time be charm for Mary Zimmerman
Ms. Zimmerman never quite found her footing in the rigid conventions of bel canto, but there is more in common with her theater work in Dvorak’s opera.
Werther

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Vittorio Grigòlo energizes an uneven Met staging of Werther
24 Feb 17 / Bachtrack
Well sung, well acted, odd production
21 Feb 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Crazy in love
21 Feb 17 / parterre box
This Werther could well become a staple in the Met’s repertory
19 Feb 17 / Classical Source
Pubblico convinto e applausi per tutti i protagonisti
19 Feb 17 / OperaeOpera
A stylishly blood-and-guts tenor in the Met Opera's 'Werther'
18 Feb 17 / New York Times
Two brilliant stars bring Massenet’s “Werther” to searing life
18 Feb 17 / Classical Review
Death becomes him: tenor Vittorio Grigolo leaves blood on the Met stage
18 Feb 17 / New York Observer
Carmen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Mezzo Clémentine Margaine is a ray of light in Met midwinter
1 Feb 17 / New York Observer
Not my dragoon
24 Jan 17 / parterre box
Saved by the principals
23 Jan 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
There are always Bizet’s tunes to salvage things ...
22 Jan 17 / Classical Source
Two pinch-hitters, reveling in 'Carmen'
21 Jan 17 / New York Times
Margaine makes sensational debut in Met’s riveting “Carmen”
21 Jan 17 / Classical Review
Roméo et Juliette

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 12

A bleak ‘Romeo,’ a bright conductor
29 Jan 17 / Washington Post
An excellent production and performance of Roméo et Juliette from the Met
26 Jan 17 / Seen and Heard
Operas from small to large that bring winter heat
12 Jan 17 / Vulture
Grigolo is a born stage animal and brings every ounce of energy he can muster to his performance
12 Jan 17 / Classical Source
Star quality spices up a bland ‘Roméo et Juliette’ at the Met
8 Jan 17 / New York Observer
A new take on Romeo and Juliet's ball, balcony, bed and tomb
Bartlett Sher and Gianandrea Noseda discuss their production of Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette,” which opens at the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve.
Romeo and Juliet, flushed and feverish at the Met
At a recent rehearsal at the Metropolitan Opera, a cliché unfolded in the middle of a passionate duet. As a soprano nestled in a tenor’s arms, the room’s temperature seemed to rise a couple of degrees.
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James Levine replaces Bertrand De Billy In ‘Tosca’
The music director emeritus will replace the originally scheduled Bertrand de Billy who was scheduled to conduct on April 21 through May 12.
18 Oct 2017 / OperaWire
The Met to enter co-production collaboration with the Bolshoi
In their first co-production collaboration ever, the Bolshoi and The Met announced plans today to jointly create new productions of Aida, Salome, and Lohengrin, with performances to take place in New York and M
10 Oct 2017 / Broadway World
The Met Opera offers buyouts to its staff as its season opens
Citing “economic challenges,” the Metropolitan Opera, the nation’s largest performing arts organization, offered early retirement to some employees.
29 Sep 2017 / New York Times
Anna Netrebko confirms Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Aida’ with a twist
Anna Netrebko has confirmed the Metropolitan Opera’s 2020-21 production of “Aida,” but is also slated to sing in the classic Sonja Frisell production there.
25 Aug 2017 / OperaWire
Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artists announced
The Metropolitan Opera has announced that its Lindemann Young Artist Program has added five new participants and returned seven.
13 Jul 2017 / OperaWire