Archive for the ‘Met Opera’ Category

Nov. 22 2019

02/01/20- Porgy and Bess- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Porgy and Bess THE GERSHWINS’ ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 30 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ENGLISH photo credit:   / Met Opera One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, […]

Nov. 22 2019

01/25/20- La Bohème- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Bohème GIACOMO PUCCINI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 5 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:  Evan Zimmerman / Met Opera Three casts of captivating artists bring Puccini’s classic tragedy of bohemian friends and lovers to life in Franco Zeffirelli’s immortal staging. Tenors Matthew Polenzani, Roberto Alagna, and Joseph Calleja […]

Nov. 22 2019

01/18/20- La Traviata- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Traviata GIUSEPPE VERDI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 10 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:  Marty Sohl / Met Opera Michael Mayer’s sumptuous staging, a highlight of the 2018–19 season, returns with two casts of bright stars. Sopranos Aleksandra Kurzak and Lisette Oropesa share the role of Violetta, the […]

Nov. 22 2019

01/11/20- Wozzeck- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Wozzeck ALBAN BERG ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  1 HRS 40 MINS, 0 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit:   / Met Opera After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I […]

Nov. 22 2019

01/04/20 – Der Rosenkavalier – 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Der Rosenkavalier RICHARD STRAUSS ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  4 HRS 20 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit:  Karen Almond / Met Opera Robert Carsen’s splendid staging returns for the first time since its blockbuster 2017 premiere, with Sir Simon Rattle on the podium to conduct Strauss’s glittering score. Star soprano Camilla Nylund […]

Nov. 21 2019

12/28/19 The Magic Flute -1PM

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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA The Magic Flute Mozart ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  1 HR 45 MINS, no intermission SUNG IN  ENGLISH photo credit:  Karen Almond / Met Opera A beloved holiday tradition continues as Mozart’s delightful fairy tale returns in the Met’s abridged, English-language version for families, perfect for younger audiences, with no intermission and a running […]

Nov. 21 2019

12/21/19 – MACBETH -1PM

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  THE METROPOLITAN OPERA MACBETH Verdi ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 10 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN  ITALIAN photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation when she made her Met role debut as Lady Macbeth in 2014, opposite baritone Željko Lučić in the title role. Now, the two stars reunite to reprise […]

Nov. 21 2019

12/14/19 – The Queen of Spades -1 PM

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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA The Queen of Spades Tchaikovsky ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 35 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN  RUSSIAN photo credit: Ken Howard / Met Opera Tchaikovsky’s eerie thriller of imperial Russia has its first performances at the Met since 2011. Tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko is Hermann, the fanatical gambler whose obsession with a powerful secret […]

Nov. 21 2019

12/07/19 – Akhnaten – THE MET RETURNS! – 1PM

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The Metropolitan Opera AkhnatenPhilip Glass ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 30 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN  VARIOUS photo credit:   Paola Kudacki/ Met Opera Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with […]

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