Archive for the ‘Met Opera’ Category

Feb. 01 2020

03/14/20- Der Fliegende Holländer- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Der Fliegende Holländer RICHARD WAGNER ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  2 HRS 25 MINS, 0 intermission SUNG IN GERMAN photo credit:   / Met Opera The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/07/20- Così fan tutte- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Così fan tutte WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 35 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Coney Island once again comes to the stage of the Met with the first revival of Phelim McDermott’s popular staging inspired by the side shows of the boardwalk. The […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/29/2020- Agrippina- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Agrippina GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 50 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/22/20- Le Nozze di Figaro- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Le Nozze di Figaro WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 30 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Two outstanding casts—including sopranos Nadine Sierra, Anita Hartig, Susanna Phillips, and Hanna-Elisabeth Müller; mezzo-sopranos Gaëlle Arquez and Marianne Crebassa; baritone Mariusz Kwiecien; and bass-baritones Luca Pisaroni and Adam […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/15/20- Manon- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Manon JULES MASSENET ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 55 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit:   / Met Opera Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted […]

Feb. 01 2020

02/08/20- La Damnation de Faust- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Damnation de Faust HECTOR BERLIOZ ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  2 HRS 45 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit:   / Met Opera Berlioz’s compelling take on the Faust legend returns for the first time in a decade, with an ideal lineup of stars. High-flying tenors Bryan Hymel and Michael Spyres sing […]

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:  Paola Kudacki / 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 […]

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 […]

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