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No one will be seated during the controversial “Rolling on Molly” sequence

First video snippets of the new Prince Igor are now live on the Met’s website.

129 comments

  • Satisfied says:

    Completely pumped for tonight’s prima of Prince Igor!!

    I’ve been streaming the Kirov recording (Gergiev) this past week on Spotify (who would have guessed they had it?) and loving the music!

    I hope Tcherniakov’s first New York outing rivals his many splendid accomplishments in Europe!

  • Ilka Saro says:

    Even without the sexy bodies, the Novice’s “I’m done for” scene really stands out musically in an opera with many great musical moments. That was true for this perf too.