21st century blues

Your doyenne peers into the future, or, to be more accurate, into the Future Met Wiki, to reveal the latest rumors on casting and repertoire.

Liudmyla Monastyrska will reprise the title role of Aida in 2016-2017, opposite the Radames of Jorge de Leon. Also that season: Amber Wagner will sing Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer and Clementine Margaine will sing Carmen.

Angela Meade will alternate with Anna Netrebko in the title role of Norma in 2017-2018. Also that season: Tara Erraught will sing Nicklausse in a revival of Les Contes d’Hoffmann opposite Diana Damrau and Piotr Beczala; Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct Elektra; Elizabeth DeShong joins the cast of Semiramide as Arsace.

Stuart Skelton will sing Siegmund in the 2018-2019 revival of Der Ring des Nibelungen, conducted by Philippe Jordan. Also that season, Netrebko. Beczala and Anita Rachvelishvili star in a new production of Adriana Lecouvreur.