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La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello and Plácido Domingo shine amid glittery trappings
23 Apr 19 / OperaWire
The most notable performance – vocally and dramatically – is from Anita Hartig
8 Apr 19 / Classical Source
The damned don’t cry
8 Apr 19 / parterre box
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.
Siegfried

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

A hero has arrived to redeem the Met Opera’s ‘Ring Cycle’
19 Apr 19 / New York Observer
Stefan Vinke delivers a debut for the ages
16 Apr 19 / OperaWire
In the Met’s ‘Siegfried,’ singers transcend the staging
15 Apr 19 / New York Times
Vinke and an unbeatable cast find light in the darkness of Met’s “Siegfried”
15 Apr 19 / Classical Review
Teenager in love
15 Apr 19 / parterre box
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

A colorless Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera
19 Apr 19 / Bachtrack
With a new cast, the stars align for Don Giovanni at the Met
16 Apr 19 / Seen and Heard
Strangers in the night
8 Apr 19 / parterre box
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.
La clemenza di Tito

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

El Met se rinde ante Joyce Didonato en La Clemenza di Tito
17 Apr 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Why Tito? Mozart masterpiece makes rousing comeback
13 Apr 19 / Classical Voice North America
In the Met’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito,’ politics turn personal—and passionate
7 Apr 19 / New York Observer
Mozart's Clemenza di Tito brings best cast of season to Met
6 Apr 19 / Broadway World
Joyce DiDonato, Elza Van Den Heever and Matthew Polenzani lead incredible cast in Mozart masterwork
5 Apr 19 / OperaWire
Met’s supreme cast makes a royal case for Mozart’s “La Clemenza da Tito”
5 Apr 19 / Classical Review
Splendid ensemble in The Met's revival of La clemenza di Tito
2 Apr 19 / Bachtrack
As Tito, Matthew Polenzani makes a brilliant impression
1 Apr 19 / Classical Source
Why so seria?
1 Apr 19 / parterre box
The Met makes a case for Mozart’s least-loved opera
1 Apr 19 / New York Times
Die Walküre

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Impressionnante Walkyrie en direct du Metropolitan Opera de New York
3 Apr 19 / Olyrix
Lepage’s Met Die Walküre revival boasts a sextet of vocal successes and characterful conducting
2 Apr 19 / Seen and Heard
Showstopper: ride 'em, Valkyries, in part two of the Met's Ring cycle
28 Mar 19 / Broadway World
Goerke brings vocal power, dramatic impact to Met’s “Walküre”
27 Mar 19 / Classical Review
Philippe Jordan leads a luxurious cast in exquisite performance Of Wagner masterpiece
27 Mar 19 / OperaWire
Christine Goerke is a spectacular Wagnerian first daughter
27 Mar 19 / Vulture
Oh my goddess!
27 Mar 19 / parterre box
Two sopranos take the spotlight in Wagner’s epic ‘Die Walküre’ at the Met
27 Mar 19 / New York Observer
The Met’s ‘Walküre’ has a cast worth bragging about
27 Mar 19 / New York Times
Christine Goerke talks about singing Brünnhilde at the Met
The dramatic soprano reflects on the challenges of this epic role and how she plans to handle a Ring week, with three complete cycles running through May 11.
The father-daughter bond at the heart of opera’s greatest epic
At the core of the “Ring” is the relationship between Wotan and Brünnhilde. The Metropolitan Opera’s old and new stagings offer divergent approaches.
Tosca

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Jennifer Rowley embodied a Tosca flooded by a huge spectrum of emotions
2 Apr 19 / Opera Today
Jump for my love
21 Mar 19 / parterre box
Sickness strikes again, but Calleja and Koch make Met’s “Tosca” a great night
20 Mar 19 / Classical Review
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
Samson et Dalila

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 23

Tenor Gregory Kunde proves a hero in every sense of the word in the Met’s ‘Samson’
24 Mar 19 / New York Observer
Everybody dance now
21 Mar 19 / parterre box
Gregory Kunde y Anita Rachvelishvili son Sansón y Dalila en el Met
20 Mar 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
A covering Kunde saves the day with Rachvelishvili in Met’s “Samson et Dalila”
15 Mar 19 / Classical Review
A surprise tenor jolts the Met Opera’s ‘Samson’
15 Mar 19 / New York Times
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
With spectacular squib of ‘Samson,’ Met Opera grasps at new start
27 Sep 18 / Washington Post
Even an orgy scene can’t save the Met Opera’s dull take on ‘Samson et Dalila’
26 Sep 18 / New York Observer
Met Opera season opens with new Samson et Dalila, in crazy, rich Philistine style
26 Sep 18 / Broadway World
Shorn yesterday
26 Sep 18 / parterre box
The Met’s new ‘Samson’ succeeds only as kitsch
26 Sep 18 / New York Times
Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca struggle through disappointing production on opening night
26 Sep 18 / OperaWire
The Met brings back Samson et Dalila, with just enough fromage
26 Sep 18 / Vulture
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.”
Das Rheingold

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 7

On stage and off, the Met’s ‘Das Rheingold’ tells a story of doom from the start
14 Mar 19 / New York Observer
Comienza el ciclo de El Anillo del Nibelungo en el Met
13 Mar 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Finding gold as the Met's Ring cycle begins anew
12 Mar 19 / Broadway World
The Met’s ‘Ring’ stops creaking, but still doesn’t work
11 Mar 19 / New York Times
Tomasz Konieczny, Norbert Ernst have unforgettable debuts
11 Mar 19 / OperaWire
Domino theory
11 Mar 19 / parterre box
Superb singing triumphs over the machine in Met’s “Das Rheingold”
11 Mar 19 / Classical Review
Falstaff

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Ambrogio Maestri es Falstaff en el Met de Nueva York
6 Mar 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
A Falstaff to relish at the Met
2 Mar 19 / Bachtrack
L'immuable a du bon!
1 Mar 19 / Forum Opéra
Carsen's stellar Falstaff with Ambrogio Maestri and game cast returns to the Met
1 Mar 19 / Broadway World
Kitchen confidential
26 Feb 19 / parterre box
Ambrogio Maestri returns for another round as ‘Falstaff’
25 Feb 19 / New York Times
Ambrogio Maestri, Ailyn Pérez, Marie-Nicole Lemieux shine in vocal, visual and hilarious feast
24 Feb 19 / OperaWire
A masterful Maestri leads a superb cast in Met’s Fifties “Falstaff”
24 Feb 19 / Classical Review
Aida

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 23

Plácido Domingo dirige a Jorge de León y Sondra Radvanovsky
6 Mar 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
After 31 years, farewell to the Met Opera’s grand, gaudy ‘Aida’
2 Mar 19 / New York Times
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.
La fille du régiment

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

A sparkling performance of La fille du regiment from the Met
5 Mar 19 / Seen and Heard
Pretty Yende et Javier Camarena triomphent avec La Fille du Régiment en direct du Met
5 Mar 19 / Olyrix
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
The difference between acting in opera and on broadway
With two Golden Globes, Oscar nominations and Tony nominations, Kathleen Turner can speak to the difference between acting in opera and on broadway.
Javier Camarena
Tenor is on top of the high C’s in Donizetti opera.
Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

El Met se reitera en el error con un Rigoletto ambientado en Las Vegas
20 Feb 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Laugh a little, cry a little for Met's well-sung Rigoletto
19 Feb 19 / Broadway World
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
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.”
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.
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Home listening: behind the scenes at the Met
In a studio high up in New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, presenters Ira Siff and Mary Jo Heath take us through their meticulous pre-broadcast preparations.
22 Apr 2019 / The Guardian
Judge dismisses some of Levine's claims against Met Opera
A New York judge on Tuesday dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine against the company last year.
27 Mar 2019 / San Francisco Chronicle
A soprano survived a vocal crisis. The Met found Its Brünnhilde
Christine Goerke nearly quit opera before becoming one of the world’s top dramatic voices. Now she faces her biggest test: Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.
18 Mar 2019 / New York Times
Netrebko, Damrau and DiDonato highlight the Met's 2019-20 season
The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2019-20 season with five new productions, a New Year’s Eve gala, and a recital.
21 Feb 2019 / OperaWire
Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 HD performances
Annoouncing its new season, the Met has also announced the company’s schedule for its ever-popular Live in HD performances.
21 Feb 2019 / OperaWire