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Dec. 14 2013

12/21/13 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten Libretto by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, after Shakespeare Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 35 min. Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s magical romance returns to the Met for the first time in ten years, in celebration of the composer’s centennial. James Conlon conducts the gifted […]

Dec. 07 2013

12/14/13 – Falstaff – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Arrigo Boito Sung in Italian Approximate running time 2 hrs. 50 min. An undisputed master of Verdi’s final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous […]

Nov. 30 2013

12/07/13 – MET BEGINS! Rigoletto – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Le Roi s’Amuse by Victor Hugo Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 2 min. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings the title role of Verdi’s tragic masterpiece for the first time at the Met in Michael Mayer’s dazzling production set in Las Vegas—the neon-bedecked […]

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