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Apr. 08 2019

05/11/19 – Dialogues des Carmélites – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Francis Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 9 MINS, 1 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Ken Howard / Met Opera Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita […]

Apr. 08 2019

05/04/19 – Aida – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Giuseppe Verdi Aida ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 36 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Marty Sohl / Met Opera In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris. Later in the season, […]

Apr. 06 2019

04/27/19 – Gotterdammerung – NOON

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The Metropolitan Opera Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 5 HRS 32 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit: Ken Howard / Met Opera Wagner’s epic cycle concludes with acts of betrayal, murder, vengeance, and, finally, the destruction of the world. Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, whose heroic self-sacrifice paves the way for humankind’s redemption […]

Apr. 06 2019

04/20/19 – La Clemenza di Tito – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart La Clemenza di Tito ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 52 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit: Jonathan Tichler / Met Opera Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato sings Sesto at the Met for the first time, and tenor Matthew Polenzani adds yet another role to his extensive Mozartean repertoire as […]

Feb. 15 2019

04/13/19 – Siegfried – NOON

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The Metropolitan Opera Richard Wagner Siegfried ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 5 HRS,  6 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit: Richard Termine / 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 […]

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: Marty Sohl / 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 […]

Feb. 15 2019

03/30/19 – Die Walküre – 12:30pm

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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 […]

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: Ken Howard / 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 […]

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 production—which […]

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, […]

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