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Happy 93rd birthday songstress Cleo Laine.

on October 28, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Agrippina Agrippina

Starring Brenda Rae, Joyce DiDonato, Kate Lindsey, Iestyn Davies, Duncan Rock and Matthew Rose, conducted by Harry Bicket. From February 29, 2020.

on October 27, 2020 at 5:37 PM
“Life can’t die. It’s a contradiction.” “Life can’t die. It’s a contradiction.”

Born on this day in 1922 actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist Ruby Dee.

on October 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
A couple of misfits A couple of misfits

Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja presented an uneven program in a lavish setting this weekend in the most recent entry in the Met’s concert series.

on October 26, 2020 at 11:06 PM
Don Carlo Don Carlo

Starring Renata Scotto, Tatiana Troyanos, Vasile Moldoveanu, Sherrill Milnes and Paul Plishka, conducted by James Levine. From February 21, 1980.

on October 26, 2020 at 6:14 PM
Friend me a tenor Friend me a tenor

A particularly heartbreaking aspect of the pandemic shutdown has, of course, been helplessly watching rising artists have their careers plunged into indefinite silence. But for a few bold souls who are willing to try new things, the moment has also opened doors.

on October 26, 2020 at 2:52 PM
That element of electric excitement That element of electric excitement

On this day in 1959 mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Azucena.

on October 26, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Der Rosenkavalier Der Rosenkavalier

Starring Renée Fleming, Elina Garanca, Erin Morley, Matthew Polenzani, Marcus Brück and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. From May 13, 2017.

on October 25, 2020 at 5:08 PM
Will wonders never cease? Will wonders never cease?

Born on this day in 1927 Broadway and cabaret legend Barbara Cook.

on October 25, 2020 at 2:59 PM
Le Comte Ory Le Comte Ory

Starring Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Susanne Resmark, Juan Diego Flórez, Stéphane Degout and Michele Pertusi, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From April 9, 2011

on October 24, 2020 at 4:55 PM
Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja Live in Concert Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja Live in Concert

“Soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Joseph Calleja, both longtime Met stars known for holding nothing back onstage, are sure to pull out all the stops for this performance.”

on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM
I turned when evening shadows fall I turned when evening shadows fall

Happy 41st birthday to visionary Yuval Sharon.

on October 24, 2020 at 3:00 AM
Falstaff Falstaff

Starring Mirella Freni, Barbara Bonney, Marilyn Horne, Bruno Pola and Paul Plishka, conducted by James Levine. From October 10, 1992.

on October 23, 2020 at 5:51 PM
Who’s that Fiordiligi? Who’s that Fiordiligi?

The long-awaited solution to the Fiordiligi Quiz!

on October 23, 2020 at 12:31 PM
Jazz baby Jazz baby

Born on this day in 1931 actress Diana Dors.

on October 23, 2020 at 11:58 AM
La Cenerentola La Cenerentola

Starring Cecilia Bartoli, Ramón Vargas, Simone Alaimo and Alessandro Corbelli, conducted by James Levine. From October 27, 1997.

on October 22, 2020 at 5:44 PM