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Dec. 06 2014

12/20/14 – Le Nozze di Figaro – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Le Nozze di Figaro by Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min. Richard Eyre’s season-opening new production of Mozart’s eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien […]

Nov. 29 2014

12/13/14 – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg – NOON!

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Metropolitan Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner Libretto by Richard Wagner Sung in German Approximate running time 5 hrs. 50 min. James Levine returns to Wagner with a signature run of this epic comedy, back at the Met for the first time in eight years. James Morris and Michael Volle share the central role of Hans Sachs. Johan […]

Nov. 20 2014

12/06/14 – The MET Begins! – The Barber of Seville @1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Il Barbiere Di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini  Libretto by Cesare Sterbini Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 0 min., with 1 intermission. In Bartlett Sher’s effervescent production of Rossini’s most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won’t be kept under lock and key. Lawrence Brownlee is her conspiring flame, Almaviva, and Christopher […]

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