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Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Nadine Sierra and Vittorio Grigolo rise above sloppy production
15 Feb 19 / OperaWire
Mayer’s Las Vegas Rigoletto sizzles at the Met on an icy New York night
15 Feb 19 / Seen and Heard
‘Rigoletto’ at the Met Opera sounds almost desperate
14 Feb 19 / New York Times
The neon is fading from Rat Pack “Rigoletto,” but Met’s stellar cast plumbs the human tragedy
14 Feb 19 / Classical Review
La fille du régiment

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

A winning cast brings vibrant life, emotional depth to Met’s “La Fille du Régiment”
14 Feb 19 / Classical Review
A Donizetti rom-com fizzes
14 Feb 19 / New York Observer
A yummy Fille du Regiment thanks to Yende and Camarena (and don't forget Donizetti)
13 Feb 19 / Broadway World
Javier Camarena bisa en el estreno de La fille du regiment en el Met
13 Feb 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Javier Camarena and Pretty Yende lead brilliant production into major victory
9 Feb 19 / OperaWire
Can you ‘fille’ the love tonight
9 Feb 19 / parterre box
A tenor reaches 18 high C’s at the Metropolitan Opera
9 Feb 19 / New York Times
Javier Camarena
Tenor is on top of the high C’s in Donizetti opera.
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

A Mozart tragedy flops at the Met Opera
14 Feb 19 / New York Observer
Las voces del futuro se dan cita en Don Giovanni en el Met
6 Feb 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Debuts galore at Met's first Don Giovanni of the season, but Willis-Sorensen's Anna steals the show
4 Feb 19 / Broadway World
A lifeless revival of ‘Don Giovanni’ at the Met
4 Feb 19 / New York Times
The performance is first-rate
2 Feb 19 / Classical Source
New blood
1 Feb 19 / parterre box
Luca Pisaroni and Rachel Willis-Sørensen dominate in uneven performance
1 Feb 19 / OperaWire
Met debuts brighten up a dour “Don Giovanni”
1 Feb 19 / Classical Review
Who is Don Giovanni?
Cornelius Meister’s Met debut tackles the debated question.
Carmen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Clémentine Margaine et Roberto Alagna, duo français pour Carmen en direct du Met
5 Feb 19 / Olyrix
Discomfort zone
11 Jan 19 / parterre box
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
Iolanta

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Off-the-mark Iolanta, but a terrifying Bluebeard at the Met
31 Jan 19 / Bachtrack
An evening of both fantasy and intellectual stimulation
29 Jan 19 / Broadway World
The Met’s double bill of ‘Iolanta’ and ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’ proves opera’s potential to terrify
29 Jan 19 / New York Observer
Conductor Henrik Nánási debuts at the Met with riveting, if disconcerting, Tchaikovsky and Bartók double bill
28 Jan 19 / Seen and Heard
Bleakly gray as winter
28 Jan 19 / New York Times
Iffy pairing, superb singing
27 Jan 19 / Classical Review
Sonya Yoncheva disappoints while Angela Denoke and Gerald Finley light up the stage
26 Jan 19 / OperaWire
Skeleton key
26 Jan 19 / parterre box
Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Off-the-mark Iolanta, but a terrifying Bluebeard at the Met
31 Jan 19 / Bachtrack
An evening of both fantasy and intellectual stimulation
29 Jan 19 / Broadway World
The Met’s double bill of ‘Iolanta’ and ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’ proves opera’s potential to terrify
29 Jan 19 / New York Observer
Conductor Henrik Nánási debuts at the Met with riveting, if disconcerting, Tchaikovsky and Bartók double bill
28 Jan 19 / Seen and Heard
Bleakly gray as winter
28 Jan 19 / New York Times
Iffy pairing, superb singing
27 Jan 19 / Classical Review
Sonya Yoncheva disappoints while Angela Denoke and Gerald Finley light up the stage
26 Jan 19 / OperaWire
Skeleton key
26 Jan 19 / parterre box
Gerald Finley
Gerald Finley, bringing the dark lord of “Bluebeard’s Castle” to life at Met Opera.
Pelléas et Mélisande

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Pelléas et Mélisande casts a powerful spell
31 Jan 19 / The Opera Critic
Debussy's mysterious, murderous 'Pelléas et Mélisande' at the Met
25 Jan 19 / Dallas Morning News
The lights are out in Allemonde: Miller's dull staging of Pelléas et Mélisande returns
19 Jan 19 / Bachtrack
Metropolitan Opera audiences continue their love fest with Yannick at ‘Pelleas’ opening
17 Jan 19 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Leonard shines in Met Opera’s haunting “Pelléas et Mélisande”
17 Jan 19 / Classical Review
Spectacular opening night for Pélleas et Mélisande at the Met!
17 Jan 19 / Broadway World
Kyle Ketelson’s Golaud is one Of the best performances on the Met stage this season
17 Jan 19 / OperaWire
In ‘Pelléas,’ the Met Opera’s Music Director takes charge
17 Jan 19 / New York Times
House of the setting sun
17 Jan 19 / parterre box
The Met Opera’s ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’ conjures a disturbing vision of the downside of love
17 Jan 19 / New York Observer
Adriana Lecouvreur

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 16

Adriana Lecouvreur, Jennifer Rowley edition
29 Jan 19 / OperaWire
La perfection en 5 noms (et quelques autres)
17 Jan 19 / Forum Opéra
Anna Netrebko gave an utterly stunning, show-stopping finale
17 Jan 19 / Opera Journal
Three star singers breathe life into Cilea’s flawed Adriana Lecouvreur at the Met
14 Jan 19 / Seen and Heard
Netrebko, Rachvelishvili et Beczala brillent avec Adriana Lecouvreur en direct du Met
14 Jan 19 / Olyrix
Stars light up Cilea's humid potboiler at the Met
12 Jan 19 / Bachtrack
Netrebko, Beczala, Rachvelishvili y Maestri, póker de voces en la Gala de Año Nuevo del Met
9 Jan 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Blood-and-guts singing dominates Met ‘Adriana’ — and Netrebko was good, too
7 Jan 19 / Washington Post
Anna Netrebko is the ultimate Diva in the Met’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’
6 Jan 19 / New York Observer
After three lackluster new productions, the company has finally hit a high note
6 Jan 19 / OperaWire
Adriana Lecouvreur (or Cilea’s comet) blazes in Met sky
5 Jan 19 / Classical Voice North America
More than a diva showcase
4 Jan 19 / Wall Street Journal (via Google)
Fireworks from Met's new Adriana Lecouvreur with Netrebko for New Year's Eve
3 Jan 19 / Broadway World
Met Opera’s ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’ bristles with passion and danger
2 Jan 19 / New York Times
Life upon the talky stage, as Met ushers in new year with Cilea’s “Adriana”
2 Jan 19 / Classical Review
A talent to a muse
2 Jan 19 / parterre box
A young singer takes the opera world by storm
Anita Rachvelishvili is “without doubt the best Verdi mezzo-soprano today on the planet,” according to the conductor Riccardo Muti.
Anna and Anita star in epic opera rivalry
The fireworks start early this New Year’s Eve at the Met, where two jealous divas locked in a deadly rivalry will be setting off sparks in a new production of Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur.”
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 21

In the title role, Kristin Lewis succeeded in capturing the tragic beauty of the Ethiopian princess
18 Jan 19 / OperaWire
1169... 1170... 1171...
17 Jan 19 / Forum Opéra
La Aida de Lee y Lewis en el Met. Entre los agudos y la nada
16 Jan 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
‘Aida’ gives a taste of the Met Opera’s bad old days
11 Jan 19 / New York Times
Kristin Lewis steps in as Aida
10 Jan 19 / Broadway World
Amneris is the star of the Met's Aida revival
10 Jan 19 / Bachtrack
Neigh sayers
8 Jan 19 / parterre box
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
At the Met, Netrebko triumphs as Aida, with Rachvelishvili a powerful rival
28 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
Anna Netrebko makes ‘Aida’ her own at the Met Opera
28 Sep 18 / New York Times
Mortal raises veil from before goddess’s face
28 Sep 18 / parterre box
Well paced and feverishly intensive
28 Sep 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Led by a brilliant Netrebko, Met’s all-star “Aida” defines grand opera
28 Sep 18 / Classical Review
Anna Netrebko’s ‘Aida’ takes no prisoners in a triumphant return to the Met
28 Sep 18 / New York Observer
Kristin Lewis replaces Sondra Radvanovsky in ‘Aida’ at the Met
Sondra Radvanovsky has withdrawn from January performances due to personal reasons. As a result, Kristin Lewis will replace her.
Die Zauberflöte

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Spirited performers make for impactful season premiere
22 Dec 18 / OperaWire
Met’s family-friendly “Magic Flute” only gets better with age
21 Dec 18 / Classical Review
‘The Magic Flute,’ trimmed for families at the Met Opera
21 Dec 18 / New York Times
Otello

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Gustavo Dudamel debuts at Met with lively Otello
22 Dec 18 / Classical Voice North America
Yoncheva and Dudamel shine in a blazing Otello at the Met
21 Dec 18 / Bachtrack
Dudamel conducted an intense account of Verdi’s rich and flowing score
20 Dec 18 / Classical Source
Gustavo Dudamel reigns supreme as Stuart Skelton struggles and overcomes illness in tale of two halves
19 Dec 18 / OperaWire
Gustavo Dudamel delivers a seething ‘Otello’
17 Dec 18 / New York Times
Dudamel's baptism by fire turns in a solid, throbbing Otello at the Met
17 Dec 18 / Broadway World
Yoncheva’s sublime Desdemona lifts Met’s tepid “Otello”
17 Dec 18 / Classical Review
Lion, tamer
17 Dec 18 / parterre box
Gustavo Dudamel’s favorite part of ‘Otello’ is a quiet prayer
The star conductor knows how to whip up excitement. But as he prepares to make his Metropolitan Opera debut, he’s drawn to an intimate moment.
Il trittico

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Le miracle Elena Stikhina
20 Dec 18 / Forum Opéra
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.
La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 16

Michael Mayer’s Disneyfied Traviata is not the most auspicious start for Nézet-Séguin
19 Dec 18 / Seen and Heard
La Traviata de Diana Damrau et Juan Diego Flórez ovationnée en direct du Met
18 Dec 18 / Olyrix
Yannick salvages Met’s garish new take on Traviata
15 Dec 18 / Classical Voice North America
Yannick Nézet-Séguin inaugure son mandat de directeur musical avec La Traviata
15 Dec 18 / Diapason
La Traviata de Flórez y Damrau en el Met
12 Dec 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Un conte de Noël
11 Dec 18 / Forum Opéra
A tale of two tones in the Met’s La Traviata
11 Dec 18 / Vulture
Diana Damrau makes her mark in clumsily executed production
9 Dec 18 / OperaWire
Shrieking violet
7 Dec 18 / parterre box
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
A glitzy new “Traviata” ushers in the Nézet-Séguin era at the Met
6 Dec 18 / Classical Review
Nézet-Séguin leads a superbly paced, exceptionally fine rendition of Verdi’s exquisite score
6 Dec 18 / Classical Source
The Met turns the tragedy of ‘Traviata’ into dull Disney schmaltz
6 Dec 18 / New York Observer
‘La Traviata’ opens a new era at the Met Opera
6 Dec 18 / New York Times
Yannick Nezet-Seguin’s ‘La Traviata’ at the Met brings down the house
6 Dec 18 / Philadelphia Inquirer
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.
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
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
Emmanuel Villaume brings out the beauty of Bizet’s score
16 Nov 18 / Classical Source
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
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
Must the winter come so soon?
27 Sep 18 / parterre box
Nicole Car brings intimate artistry to Met’s “Boheme” in company debut
27 Sep 18 / Classical Review
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
A devilishly good Van Horn steals Mefistofele at the Met
12 Nov 18 / Broadway World
Christian Van Horn projects the title role powerfully yet with much nuance
12 Nov 18 / Classical Source
Van Horn, Fabiano, Meade display moments of individual brilliance, but something’s missing
10 Nov 18 / OperaWire
‘Mefistofele’ at the Met Opera iIs a devil that dances
10 Nov 18 / New York Times
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
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
Tout ça pour ça?
29 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
‘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
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
On the lightness of the Met’s Marnie
22 Oct 18 / Vulture
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: 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
Quand le classique fonctionne
29 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
Jonas Kaufmann dans un western-opéra en direct du Met
29 Oct 18 / Olyrix
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
Quand le classique fonctionne
19 Oct 18 / Forum Opéra
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
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
Eyvazov’s heroic performance highlights Met’s “La fanciulla del West”
6 Oct 18 / Classical Review
American beauty
6 Oct 18 / parterre box
Puccini’s American opera needs a new American vision
6 Oct 18 / New York Times
After rough start, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Yusif Eyvazov and Zeljko Lucic deliver the goods, and then some
6 Oct 18 / OperaWire
Samson et Dalila

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

Samson et Dalila à grand spectacle en direct du Met
23 Oct 18 / Olyrix
Elīna Garanča is the personification of evil-seductress Dalila in Saint-Saëns’s opera at the Met
23 Oct 18 / Seen and Heard
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 chiaroscuro-free, shiny Samson et Dalila at The Met
27 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
A magnetic Garanča simmers in Met’s season-opening “Samson et Dalila”
27 Sep 18 / Classical Review
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.”
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Saint-Saens
24 Sep 2018 to 28 Mar 2019
Verdi
26 Sep 2018 to 7 Mar 2019
Puccini
25 Oct 2018 to 6 Apr 2019
Verdi
4 Dec 2018 to 27 Apr 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

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The Met Opera has a gay conductor. Yes, That matters.
Openly gay performing arts leaders are still rare. So it was a breath of fresh air to chat about coming out and Celine Dion with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his partner.
16 Jan 2019 / New York Times
Yannick Nézet-Séguin has the opera world buzzing
With the start of the 2018–2019 season, Nézet-Séguin became a central part of the Metropolitan Opera, taking on the role of the company’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director.
28 Dec 2018 / PlaybillArts
‘Of course everything is dramatic. It’s opera!'
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the new Met Opera director, shaking things up with the first female composers and a production of Lincoln in the Bardo, shares how he’s going to lure new audiences to the opera.
13 Dec 2018 / The Guardian
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