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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
Italian dressing
24 Mar 18 / parterre box
Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and Vittorio Grigolo triumph in ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’
24 Mar 18 / OperaWire
Grigolo provides fleeting highlights in Met’s lackluster “Lucia”
24 Mar 18 / Classical Review
Roméo et Juliette

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Roméo et Juliette bouleversent New York
11 May 18 / Olyrix
Tenors triumph in the Met’s last two operas of the season
6 May 18 / New York Observer
As Juliette, soprano Ailyn Pérez once again enchants
6 May 18 / The Epoch Times
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)
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
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
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
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
Così fan tutte, Kelli O’Hara, and the long shadow of James Levine
17 Mar 18 / Vulture
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 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
The diva is the diva: Netrebko sensational in first “Tosca” at the Met
23 Apr 18 / Classical Review
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 Met's new 'Tosca' leaps to safety
5 Jan 18 / Operavore | WQXR
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
E avanti a lui russava tutta roma
2 Jan 18 / parterre box
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
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
Yoncheva, Beczała and ageless Domingo headline a memorable Luisa Miller from the Met
16 Apr 18 / Seen and Heard
Luisa Miller en majesté au Metropolitan Opera
16 Apr 18 / Opera Online
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)
An unquestioned triumph for Yoncheva and Beczala
2 Apr 18 / OperaWire
Plácido Domingo takes on a new role at the Met Opera. (His 149th.)
2 Apr 18 / New York Times
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
Christine Goerke is bright and penetrating
6 Mar 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
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
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
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
Met’s “Semiramide” delivers a visual and bel canto feast
21 Feb 18 / Classical Review
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
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
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
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
The Met's Bohème: As if it were new
28 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Zeffirelli’s Met production of La bohème still delights (HD review)
28 Feb 18 / Seen and Heard
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
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
Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Ermonela Jaho à la conquête de l'Ouest
1 Mar 18 / Forum Opéra
Ermonela Jaho lives the part of Butterfly at the Met
1 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Ermonela Jaho triumphs in tragic portrayal of Puccini’s heroine
28 Feb 18 / OperaWire
Met’s “Butterfly” revival fails to take flight
24 Feb 18 / Classical Review
Hui He leads classic Anthony Minghella production in memorable night
21 Nov 17 / OperaWire
Minghella's Butterfly is a triumphant example of old and new, traditional and modern
17 Nov 17 / Broadway World
Hui He gave a nuanced performance, vocally and dramatically
13 Nov 17 / The Epoch Times
Weak leads sink beautiful Met Butterfly
9 Nov 17 / Bachtrack
Hui He gives a dramatically powerful portrayal of the teenaged geisha
7 Nov 17 / Classical Source
Puppet show
6 Nov 17 / parterre box
A Puccini suite at the Met strikes a note of desperation
6 Nov 17 / New York Times
Il Trovatore

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Anita Rachvelishvili au Met, nouveau triomphe dans Verdi
24 Feb 18 / Classique c'est cool!
Anita Rachvelishvili dans le feu de l'action
8 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
The opera returns with a strong cast
4 Feb 18 / The Epoch Times
Four great voices give Verdi drama wondrous life in McVicar’s genius production
29 Jan 18 / OperaWire
‘Il Trovatore’ proves Met still delivers great singing—if you know where to look
28 Jan 18 / New York Observer
Revival of Il trovatore
28 Jan 18 / ConcertoNet (English)
The biggest triumph was Anita Rachvelishvili’s brilliant portrayal of Azucena
26 Jan 18 / Classical Source
Exquisite musicianship in Met's revival of Il trovatore
26 Jan 18 / Bachtrack
A surprise star steals the Met’s ‘Il Trovatore’
24 Jan 18 / New York Times
Low voices soar high in Met’s brooding “Trovatore”
24 Jan 18 / Classical Review
The trouble with troubadours
24 Jan 18 / parterre box
L'elisir d'amore

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

Polenzani and Yende make the Met’s L’elisir d’amore revival something to remember (HD review)
12 Feb 18 / Seen and Heard
Qu'importe le flacon!
11 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
Elisir's latest duo charms the pants off Met audience
29 Jan 18 / Broadway World
Polenzani leaves audience drunk on love
23 Jan 18 / OperaWire
Placebo effect
21 Jan 18 / parterre box
A Donizetti revival at the Met hints at more to come
18 Jan 18 / New York Times
Superb cast rouses Met’s dormant “Elixir”
18 Jan 18 / Classical Review
Pagliacci

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Doublé imparfait
11 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
Luisotti versus Alagna y Semenchuk
18 Jan 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Roberto Alagna beeindruckt in Cavalleria rusticana und Pagliacci an der Met
17 Jan 18 / Bachtrack (German)
Alagna shines as murky Cav and exciting Pag reappear at the Met
11 Jan 18 / Bachtrack
Double jeopardy
11 Jan 18 / parterre box
Met Opera’s dreary January is brightened by ‘Cav/Pag’
10 Jan 18 / New York Times
Roberto Alagna triumphs with two incredible divas
10 Jan 18 / OperaWire
Alagna and Kurzak make Met’s devastating “Pagliacci” a night to remember
10 Jan 18 / Classical Review
Cavalleria Rusticana

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Doublé imparfait
11 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
Luisotti versus Alagna y Semenchuk
18 Jan 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Roberto Alagna beeindruckt in Cavalleria rusticana und Pagliacci an der Met
17 Jan 18 / Bachtrack (German)
Alagna shines as murky Cav and exciting Pag reappear at the Met
11 Jan 18 / Bachtrack
Double jeopardy
11 Jan 18 / parterre box
Met Opera’s dreary January is brightened by ‘Cav/Pag’
10 Jan 18 / New York Times
Roberto Alagna triumphs with two incredible divas
10 Jan 18 / OperaWire
Alagna and Kurzak make Met’s devastating “Pagliacci” a night to remember
10 Jan 18 / Classical Review
Le nozze di Figaro

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

The Met's winning cast and music
7 Jan 18 / The Epoch Times
Three Latinas lead one of best casts of season
31 Dec 17 / OperaWire
Starry second cast provides a riotous lift to Met’s “Figaro”
31 Dec 17 / Classical Review
Irrinunciabili Nozze
29 Dec 17 / L'Ape musicale
Striking a balance
Luca Pisaroni on his traveling family, his learning process and his favorite Mozart roles.
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The Met reaches deals
The Met Opera and two Unions reach a deal, very quietly.
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30 Jun 2018 / The Guardian
‘Les Vêpres Siciliennes’ to return to Metropolitan Opera
Stefan Herheim will direct “Les Vêpres Siciliennes” at the Metropolitan Opera, in a production which originated in London in 2013.
30 Jun 2018 / OperaWire
Met Opera accuses James Levine of decades of sexual misconduct
Now the Met is suing him back, arguing in court papers filed on Friday that Mr. Levine harmed the company, and detailing previously unreported accusations of sexual harassment and abuse against him.
20 May 2018 / New York Times
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions winners named
Five young singers have been named as winners in the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions following Sunday's Grand Finals concert on the Met stage.
1 May 2018 / Opera News

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