Archive for the ‘Met Opera’ Category

Feb. 15 2019

04/13/19 – Siegfried – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Richard Wagner Siegfried ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 5 HRS,  6 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Orphaned at birth, Siegfried learns his true identity and fulfills his destiny to become Brünnhilde’s savior and lover. Tenors Stefan Vinke and Andreas Schager sing the heroic title character. Christine Goerke […]

Feb. 15 2019

04/06/19 – Tosca – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Giacomo Puccini Tosca ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 53 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Met favorite Sondra Radvanovsky and rising star Jennifer Rowley share the title role of the volatile diva at the heart of Puccini’s operatic thriller. Joseph Calleja brings his stylish tenor to the […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/30/19 – Die Walküre – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Richard Wagner Die Walküre ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 4 HRS 55 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/23/19 – Samson et Dalila – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Samson et Dalila ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS  20 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the Met, the results were electrifying. Now this star duo reunites for […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/16/19 – Falstaff – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera   GIUSEPPE VERDI Falstaff ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS, 36 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Baritone Ambrogio Maestri brings his larger-than-life portrayal of the title role back for the first time since his Met role debut in the 2013 – 14 season. Robert Carsen’s insightful […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/09/19- DAS RHEINGOLD- 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera Richard Wagner Das Rheingold ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 30 MINS SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Wagner’s visionary initial installment of the Ring Cycle depicts the original sin of the theft of the sacred golden treasure, the vanity of the gods, the greed of the Nibelungen, the fratricide of the giants, […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/02/19 – La Fille du Régiment – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera GAETANO DONIZETTI La Fille du Régiment ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 35 MINS, 1 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis … Pour mon âme,” […]

Jan. 22 2019

02/23/19 – Rigoletto – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera GIUSEPPE VERDI Rigoletto ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 11 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Verdi’s tragic jester returns in Michael Mayer’s neon-bedecked, Las Vegas–themed production. Baritones Roberto Frontali and George Gagnidze share the title role, and soprano Nadine Sierra reprises her portrayal of Gilda, the […]

Jan. 22 2019

02/16/19 – Don Giovanni – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Don Giovanni ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 25 MINS, 1 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera Baritone Peter Mattei and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni star as opera’s most notorious seducer in Mozart’s masterpiece of dark comedy. Cornelius Meister makes his Met debut conducting performances that also include sopranos […]

Jan. 22 2019

02/09/19 – Iolanta / Bluebeard’s Castle – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Iolanta / Bluebeard’s Castle PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY / BÉLA BARTÓK ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 22 MINS, 1 intermissions SUNG IN RUSSIAN photo credit: Marty Sohl / Met Opera Mariusz Treliński’s haunting production of the pairing of Tchaikovsky’s and Bartók’s one-act operas makes its first return to the stage since its Met premiere […]

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