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Wozzeck

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Alban Berg’s opera on the tragic fate of an impoverished soldier
17 Jan 20 / World Socialist Web Site
William Kentridge’s haunting staging of ‘Wozzeck’ at the Metropolitan Opera
16 Jan 20 / Architectural Record
William Kentridge inszeniert Alban Bergs „Wozzeck“
14 Jan 20 / Deutschland Radio
Wozzeck complexe et percutant en direct du Metropolitan Opera
14 Jan 20 / Olyrix
William Kentridge's mesmerising and melancholy staging still astonishes
13 Jan 20 / Telegraph
Bleak and hopeless: William Kentridge's Wozzeck at the Met
7 Jan 20 / Bachtrack
A completely enthralling and moving operatic experience
6 Jan 20 / Classical Source
Met audiences learn to love Wozzeck in Kentridge production
5 Jan 20 / Broadway World
A grungy, glorious new Wozzeck at the Met
4 Jan 20 / Vulture
Nightmare descent into stark madness
2 Jan 20 / Classical Voice North America
In the Met’s new ‘Wozzeck,’ the only drama is in the music
1 Jan 20 / New York Observer
The searing beauty of Kentridge's 'Wozzeck' at the Met
30 Dec 19 / New York Times
Every snarl and shimmer
29 Dec 19 / parterre box
An overwhelming experience with little payoff and an underwhelming performance
29 Dec 19 / OperaWire
Yannick Nézet-Séguin unleashes ‘Wozzeck’ at the Met
29 Dec 19 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Kentridge’s “Wozzeck” paints an industrialized nightmare in Met premiere
29 Dec 19 / Classical Review
Langsam, Wozzeck, Langsam
29 Dec 19 / ConcertoNet (English)
Peter Mattei talks about performing Wozzeck
The singer is adding another chapter to his Met Opera legacy with his role debut as the title character of Berg’s Wozzeck, in a new production by South African artist William Kentridge.
La bohème

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Roberto Alagna returns to the role of his Met debut
16 Jan 20 / OperaWire
Agresta’s affecting Mimi brings humanity to the spectacle of Met’s “Boheme”
12 Jan 20 / Classical Review
A bougie ‘Bohème’ returns to the Met
7 Nov 19 / New York Observer
Ailyn Pérez and Matthew Polenzani are golden in revival of Puccini classic
2 Nov 19 / OperaWire
We’ll always have Paris
29 Oct 19 / parterre box
La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Aleksandra Kurzak impresses as the Met’s new Violetta
14 Jan 20 / Bachtrack
Kurzak triumphs in Met’s “Traviata”
13 Jan 20 / Classical Review
Aleksandra Kurzak lights up Michael Mayer’s increasingly comatose production
13 Jan 20 / OperaWire
New Year's Eve Gala

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Queen of the New Year
3 Jan 20 / parterre box
Anna Netrebko rings in the year with a Met Gala
2 Jan 20 / New York Times
Anna Netrebko proves why she is the leading diva
2 Jan 20 / OperaWire
Der Rosenkavalier

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

A memorable account of Der Rosenkavalier at the Met
1 Jan 20 / Seen and Heard
Faces in the crowd
31 Dec 19 / parterre box
A silver rose, golden voices and a platinum conductor mark this season's Rosenkavalier at the Met
21 Dec 19 / Broadway World
At the Met, the classic ‘Rosenkavalier’ takes on a #MeToo spin
17 Dec 19 / New York Observer
Bass instinct
17 Dec 19 / parterre box
Camilla Nylund makes impressive Met debut in Rosenkavalier revival
17 Dec 19 / Bachtrack
A radiant revival of ‘Der Rosenkavalier’
16 Dec 19 / New York Times
Sir Simon Rattle and company concoct chamber-like intimacy in Strauss’ most versatile score
15 Dec 19 / OperaWire
Met’s satisfying “Rosenkavalier” reboot is more than the sum of its parts
15 Dec 19 / Classical Review
Die Zauberflöte

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Artists make for magical holiday performance
19 Dec 19 / OperaWire
Met’s family-friendly Magic Flute vanquishes the forces of darkness
18 Dec 19 / Bachtrack
Fresh talent fuels ‘The Magic Flute’ at the Met
17 Dec 19 / New York Times
You better sit down kids
17 Dec 19 / parterre box
Akhnaten

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 16

Akhnaten finds favor at the Met
11 Dec 19 / The Opera Critic
Anthony Roth Costanzo "es" Akhnaten
27 Nov 19 / Miami Clásica
Kostuumshow rond Akhnaten van Glass
27 Nov 19 / Place de l'Opera
A visually sumptuous and imaginative Akhnaten production from the Met
26 Nov 19 / Seen and Heard
Juggling on the Nile
23 Nov 19 / Seen and Heard
Glass' Akhnaten mesmerizes at The Met
23 Nov 19 / Bachtrack
A new leader and new sounds at the Met: Philip Glass’s striking ‘Akhnaten’
18 Nov 19 / Washington Post
Philip Glass’ ‘Akhnaten’ is a somber triumph for the Met
17 Nov 19 / New York Observer
Akhnaten makes beguiling impact in vivid Met debut
16 Nov 19 / Classical Voice North America
Bring on the jugglers, Philip Glass's Akhnaten finally arrives at the Met
16 Nov 19 / Broadway World
Philip Glass’s masterpiece comes to the Metropolitan Opera, New York
13 Nov 19 / Financial Times (via Google)
Gleaming and self-aware, Philip Glass’s Akhnaten is borne to the Met
12 Nov 19 / Vulture
‘Akhnaten’ puts you on Philip Glass time
11 Nov 19 / New York Times
Music, beauty and jugglers make for a memorable night in Met’s “Akhnaten”
10 Nov 19 / Classical Review
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zachary James lead the best Met production of the year
10 Nov 19 / OperaWire
A place in the sun
10 Nov 19 / parterre box
J’Nai Bridges was born for big stages
Acclaimed mezzo soprano J'Nai Bridges almost didn't make it to the Metropolitan Opera.
The Queen of Spades

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Yusif Eyvazov, Lise Davidsen, Vasily Petrenko shine in fantastic Elijah Moshinsky production
7 Dec 19 / OperaWire
Tchaikovsky's Queen reigns and a star is born at the Met
5 Dec 19 / Broadway World
Lise Davidsen’s star shines bright in the Met’s gloomy ‘Queen of Spades’
3 Dec 19 / New York Observer
Lise Davidsen's debut excites, but Vasily Petrenko and Yusif Eyvazov also shine in Tchaikovsky's tale of terror
3 Dec 19 / Limelight
Young soprano Lise Davidsen shines in The Queen of Spades
3 Dec 19 / Financial Times (via Google)
A triumphant Met debut for Lise Davidsen in The Queen of Spades
3 Dec 19 / Seen and Heard
Tchaikovsky’s tale of dark obsession sparkles with notable Met debuts
3 Dec 19 / Bachtrack
Lise Davidsen makes a radiant company debut in Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”
2 Dec 19 / New York Times
Yusif Eyvasov dominated the Met premiere of Pikovaya Dama with a fearless, world-class portrayal
2 Dec 19 / parterre box
Lise Davidsen’s memorable debut leads strong cast in Met’s “Queen of Spades”
2 Dec 19 / Classical Review
Le nozze di Figaro

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Cast packs punch with season premiere
21 Nov 19 / OperaWire
Met Opera revives Le nozze di Figaro with musical style
20 Nov 19 / Bachtrack
Let your love flow
19 Nov 19 / parterre box
Richard Eyre’s staging of the classic Mozart comedy seems imposing. But it comes off too mild
18 Nov 19 / New York Times
Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Hui He geeft New Yorkse Butterfly hart
13 Nov 19 / Place de l'Opera
Madame Butterfly poétique en direct du Metropolitan Opera
12 Nov 19 / Olyrix
The Met’s troubled Madama Butterfly does justice to Anthony Minghella’s vision and memory
11 Nov 19 / Seen and Heard
Hui He soars as Minghella's thoughtful Butterfly, though all is not at ease down below
25 Oct 19 / Limelight
Star singers carry uneven revivals of ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’ and ‘Madama Butterfly’
22 Oct 19 / New York Observer
Puppets and cherry blossoms
21 Oct 19 / parterre box
A good, if not particularly touching, Madama Butterfly from Hui He at the Met
19 Oct 19 / Bachtrack
‘Madama Butterfly,’ without its flesh-and-blood intensity
14 Oct 19 / New York Times
Orfeo ed Euridice

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

At the Met, a revival of Orfeo ed Euridice preserves wit and limited pathos
8 Nov 19 / Bachtrack
Jamie Barton debuta el Orfeo de Gluck con la Metropolitan de Nueva York
6 Nov 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Back from the dead
3 Nov 19 / ConcertoNet (English)
In Gluck at the Met, voices align with dance-centric staging
24 Oct 19 / Seen and Heard
Jamie Barton, clad in a simple black costume, gives an outstanding characterization of Orfeo
23 Oct 19 / Classical Source
Met’s stylish “Orfeo” goes to hell and back in 90 minutes
22 Oct 19 / Classical Review
Drag me to hell
22 Oct 19 / parterre box
Star singers carry uneven revivals of ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’ and ‘Madama Butterfly’
22 Oct 19 / New York Observer
Mark Morris’s dancing ‘Orfeo’ returns to the Met Opera
22 Oct 19 / New York Times
Manon

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

La pétillante Manon de Lisette Oropesa en direct du Metropolitan Opera
30 Oct 19 / Olyrix
Lisette Oropesa is een sprankelende Manon
30 Oct 19 / Place de l'Opera
Lisette Oropesa’s return to the Met is the best thing about this Manon revival
28 Oct 19 / Seen and Heard
Massenet's Manon may not pass #MeToo muster, but Lisette Oropesa shines as all the stars align
25 Oct 19 / Limelight
Lisette Oropesa y Michael Fabiano brillan en la Manon del Met
23 Oct 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
At the Met, Oropesa shines as Manon
12 Oct 19 / Seen and Heard
Melodrama envelops ‘Manon’ and ‘Macbeth’ at the Met—onstage and off
5 Oct 19 / New York Observer
The Met's Manon a showcase for the charms of Tucker Award-winner Lisette Oropesa
27 Sep 19 / Broadway World
Oropesa shines brightly in Met’s lethargic “Manon”
27 Sep 19 / Classical Review
When a man loves a woman
27 Sep 19 / parterre box
Strong singing as the Met revives Massenet’s Manon
27 Sep 19 / Bachtrack
Lisette Oropesa and Michael Fabiano shine in Laurent Pelly’s plunge into the Male Gaze
26 Sep 19 / OperaWire
In ‘Manon,’ a soprano charms her way to the top
26 Sep 19 / New York Times
Languid self-pity falls flat in New York
26 Sep 19 / ConcertoNet (French)
Porgy and Bess

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess in triumphant return to New York’s Metropolitan Opera
26 Oct 19 / World Socialist Web Site
Star-crossed pairings in “Porgy and Bess” and “Denis & Katya"
8 Oct 19 / The New Yorker
David Robertson and a fine cast deliver a detailed reading of Gershwin's masterpiece that should silence naysayers
4 Oct 19 / Limelight
Met’s new Porgy is lavish, stylized, propulsive staging
28 Sep 19 / Classical Voice North America
A thoroughly worthy Porgy and Bess opens the Met's season
27 Sep 19 / Bachtrack
A musically satisfying, culturally cautious revival at the Met
26 Sep 19 / am New York
A gorgeous Porgy and Bess, its flaws intact, at the Metropolitan Opera
25 Sep 19 / Vulture
Met opens season with a heartening and memorable “Porgy and Bess”
25 Sep 19 / Classical Review
Met Opera offers a ‘Porgy’ of its time that speaks to ours
25 Sep 19 / Washington Post
Eric Owens, Latonia Moore, Angel Blue lead a fantastic cast in Gershwin classic on opening night
25 Sep 19 / OperaWire
A splendid ‘Porgy and Bess’ opens the Met Opera season
25 Sep 19 / New York Times
All I cared about was Bess
25 Sep 19 / parterre box
‘Porgy and Bess’ misses its protagonist on opening night at the Met
25 Sep 19 / New York Observer
Eric Owens and Angel Blue give terrific performances
25 Sep 19 / Classical Source
Q & A: Elizabeth Llewellyn
Soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn on her career path and upcoming Metropolitan Opera debut in ‘Porgy And Bess’.
The complex history and uneasy present of ‘Porgy and Bess’
It has entertained, and sometimes enraged, generations of audiences. Now the Gershwin classic is opening the Metropolitan Opera’s season.
Turandot

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 10

Adembenemende Zeffirelli opent biosseizoen
16 Oct 19 / Place de l'Opera
L’historique Turandot de Zeffirelli ouvre la saison du Met Live
15 Oct 19 / Olyrix
Standout performances from Yusif Eyvazov and Eleonora Buratto in memorable Nézet-Séguin-led Met Turandot
14 Oct 19 / Seen and Heard
A barren emotional landscape barely disguised by the production’s kitsch fairy-tale opulence
14 Oct 19 / Planet Hugill
Christine Goerke and the Met Chorus dominate Turandot
12 Oct 19 / Bachtrack
Christine Goerke, Yusif Eyvazov and Eleonor Buratto give powerful and sincere performances
11 Oct 19 / OperaWire
Christine Goerke brought her Turandot to the house for the second time and did justice to the role
8 Oct 19 / Broadway World
Orientation
8 Oct 19 / parterre box
Not quite gold, but ‘Turandot’ still glitters as the Met’s first Sunday matinee
8 Oct 19 / New York Observer
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a revelatory ‘Turandot’
5 Oct 19 / New York Times
Macbeth

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 5

Melodrama envelops ‘Manon’ and ‘Macbeth’ at the Met—onstage and off
5 Oct 19 / New York Observer
Anna Netrebko and company disappoint but persevere despite being put in a difficult situation
27 Sep 19 / OperaWire
Plácido Domingo is gone, but he still haunted ‘Macbeth’
27 Sep 19 / New York Times
A transfixing Netrebko awakens Met’s tired, post-Domingo “Macbeth”
27 Sep 19 / Classical Review
Portrait of a Lady on fire
27 Sep 19 / parterre box
Plácido Domingo leaves Met Opera amid sexual harassment inquiry
The star singer, accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, dropped out of Verdi’s “Macbeth” and indicated he would not return to the Met.
Met Opera faces 'one more catastrophic crisis'
Next week Plácido Domingo is scheduled to start a run of performances of Verdi's Macbeth at the most famous opera house in the United States: New York's Metropolitan Opera. But not everyone inside the Met is happy.
Dialogues des Carmelites

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 14

Il versante musicale è caratterizzato dalla direzione di classe di Yannick Nézet-Séguin
6 Jun 19 / Operaclick (Ita)
John Dexter met Dialogues des Carmélites in New York
23 May 19 / Leidmotief
Live in HD ends season with a marvellous Dialogues des Carmélites
15 May 19 / Seen and Heard
Intenses Dialogues des Carmélites en direct du Met
14 May 19 / Olyrix
Revival of Dialogues des carmélites
12 May 19 / ConcertoNet (English)
Faith and anguish
11 May 19 / Bachtrack
The Met Orchestra fulfills every expectation in the emotional libretto and score
11 May 19 / Classical Source
Led by insightful Yannick Nézet-Séguin and immersive Isabel Leonard, this is a true theatrical coup
10 May 19 / OperaWire
The Met’s ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’ makes a case for the radical power of faith
9 May 19 / New York Observer
Leonard is Carmelites' soft center in Met's brilliant production
6 May 19 / Broadway World
A new generation takes up ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’
6 May 19 / New York Times
Yannick Nézet-Séguin faces the guillotine in beloved 'Carmélites’
5 May 19 / Philadelphia Inquirer
Met closes season with a riveting, devastating “Carmélites”
5 May 19 / Classical Review
Like a prayer
5 May 19 / parterre box
The prayer at the heart of a ‘quintessentially French’ opera
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, discusses a passage from Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites,” which returns this week.
Rigoletto

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

Successo caloroso
26 May 19 / Operaclick (Ita)
“Rigoletto” goes Vegas
24 May 19 / Gay City News
Rigoletto à New York enchaîne ses tubes, au néon
21 May 19 / Olyrix
Rosa Feola makes triumphant Met debut alongside Matthew Polenzani and George Gagnidze
2 May 19 / OperaWire
Two major Met Opera arrivals, just 15 hours apart
29 Apr 19 / New York Times
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
Der Ring des Nibelungen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Bored of the ‘Ring’
15 May 19 / New York Times
Met Ring redux: fresh cast, same debated ‘Machine’
11 May 19 / Classical Voice North America
Something with a ‘ring’ to it
7 May 19 / parterre box
The Met Opera’s ‘Ring’ works best from the cheap seats
7 May 19 / New York Times
A new Wotan reigns in the Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Ring’
At the Metropolitan Opera, the German baritone Michael Volle has donned an eye patch and picked up a spear to sing his first complete “Ring” cycle.
For 15 hours, he’s in charge of Wagner’s ‘Ring’
The conductor Philippe Jordan, 44, is relatively little known in the United States, but he’s at the crossroads of a major career in Europe.
The 'marathon effect' of conducting Wagner
Philippe Jordan is back at the Met Opera to lead this season's Ring cycle.
Götterdämmerung

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

A vigorous ‘Götterdämmerung’ completes the Met’s ‘Ring’ — despite Robert Lepage’s staging
9 May 19 / New York Observer
Christine Goerke se corona como gran triunfadora de El Anillo del Met
8 May 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
Why you should battle your way in to see this Götterdämmerung
1 May 19 / Vulture
The end is the beginning of the end
30 Apr 19 / parterre box
Goerke, Jordan illuminate the twilight in Met’s “Götterdämmerung”
29 Apr 19 / Classical Review
Two major Met Opera arrivals, just 15 hours apart
29 Apr 19 / New York Times
La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 20

Domingo porte une Traviata placide à maturité
8 May 19 / Olyrix
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: 6

El Anillo del Met prosigue con un Sigfrido intachable
24 Apr 19 / Opera World (Spanish)
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
Who is Don Giovanni?
Cornelius Meister’s Met debut tackles the debated question.
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23 Sep 2019 to 15 Feb 2020
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3 Oct 2019 to 25 Apr 2020
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11 Oct 2019 to 11 Apr 2020
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25 Oct 2019 to 7 May 2020
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16 Nov 2019 to 22 Feb 2020
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10 Jan to 19 Mar 2020
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25 Jan to 8 Feb 2020
Handel
6 Feb to 7 Mar 2020
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15 Feb to 14 Mar 2020
Wagner
2 to 27 Mar 2020
Rossini
12 Mar to 3 Apr 2020
Massenet
16 Mar to 4 Apr 2020
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26 Mar to 18 Apr 2020
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10 to 25 Apr 2020
Donizetti
19 Apr to 9 May 2020
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28 Apr to 8 May 2020
Janacek
2 to 9 May 2020

News & Articles

Met Opera confirm ‘Akhnaten’ return in 2021-22
The Metropolitan Opera has confirmed that it will be reviving Philip Glass’ “Akhnaten” during the 2021-22 season.
21 Dec 2019 / OperaWire
He wanted to be Pope. He settled for conducting at the Met
The Quebec-born music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin has soared to the peak of his profession thanks to his precocious talent and a belief in “smiles and optimism.”
17 Dec 2019 / New York Times
Peter Gelb’s contract is extended at the Metropolitan Opera
The company’s general manager since 2006 will continue in his position through at least 2027.
26 Nov 2019 / New York Times
A ‘one-in-a-million voice’ arrives at the Met Opera
Lise Davidsen, a 32-year-old soprano starring in “The Queen of Spades,” has swiftly risen to the top of the field.
23 Nov 2019 / New York Times
The Met Opera’s credit outlook darkens after modest deficits
Rising capital expenses, including the repair of its theater’s travertine exterior, are among the company’s financial challenges.
21 Nov 2019 / New York Times