Archive for the ‘Met Opera’ Category

Dec. 05 2018

01/26/19 – Marnie – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Marnie NICO MUHLY ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 52 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ENGLISH photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple […]

Dec. 05 2018

01/19/19 – Pelléas et Mélisande – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Claude Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3HRS,  55 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Debussy’s only opera, a mesmerizing meditation on love and betrayal, returns to the Met stage for the first time in almost a decade, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting the landmark score. […]

Dec. 05 2018

01/12/19 – Adriana Lecouvreur – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Adriana Lecouvreur FRANCESCO CILEA ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 33 MINS, 2 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century […]

Dec. 05 2018

01/05/19 – OTELLO – 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera Otello GIUSEPPE VERDI ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 55 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Conducting sensation Gustavo Dudamel makes his Met debut leading Verdi’s towering Shakespearean masterpiece, in the first revival of Bartlett Sher’s gripping 2015 production. The cast includes dynamic tenor Stuart Skelton in the title […]

Dec. 05 2018

12/29/18 – The Magic Flute-1 PM

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The Metropolitan Opera The Magic Flute WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 1HRS 42MINS, SUNG IN ENGLISH photo credit: Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera Jack O’Brien’s epic production of Puccini’s triple bill features first-class casting: tenor Marcelo Álvarez and soprano Amber Wagner are the illicit lovers of Il Tabarro; soprano Kristine Opolais sings the shattering title role […]

Dec. 05 2018

12/22/18 – La Fanciulla del West -1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Fanciulla del West Giacomo Puccini ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 33 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:  Ken Howard / Met Opera Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Puccini’s gun-slinging heroine in this romantic epic of the Wild West, with the heralded return of tenor Jonas Kaufmann in the role of the outlaw she […]

Nov. 30 2018

12/15/18 – La Traviata – 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera LA TRAVIATA Giuseppe Verdi ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 7 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Marty Sohl / Met Opera Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 19th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego […]

Nov. 30 2018

12/08/18 – Il Trittico – 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera IL TRITTICO Giacomo Puccini ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 46 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Jack O’Brien’s epic production of Puccini’s triple bill features first-class casting: tenor Marcelo Álvarez and soprano Amber Wagner are the illicit lovers of Il Tabarro; soprano Kristine Opolais sings the shattering title role of Suor […]

Nov. 09 2018

12/01/18 – Mefistofele – THE MET RETURNS! – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera MEFISTOFELE Arrigo Boito ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 29 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera The spectacular Robert Carsen production returns to the Met for the first time since 2000, with bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as the diabolical title character, tenor Michael Fabiano as Faust, and soprano Angela Meade […]

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