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Feb. 15 2019

03/02/19 – La Fille du Régiment – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera GAETANO DONIZETTILa Fille du Régiment ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 2 HRS 35 MINS, 1 intermissions   SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Marty Sohl / 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 […]

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: Marty Sohl / 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 […]

Jan. 22 2019

02/02/19- CARMEN- 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera Carmen GEORGES BIZET ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 21 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit: Karen Almond/Metropolitan Opera Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer […]

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 Now a holiday tradition, Julie Taymor’s beloved production of Mozart’s enchanting fairy tale returns in its abridged, English-language version for families. Soprano Erin Morley, last seen at the Met as a brilliant […]

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