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Giovane e prode è desso Giovane e prode è desso

On this day in 1964 the Metropolitan Opera’s opening night boasted a new Nathaniel Merrill production of Aida.

on October 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Who’s that girl? Who’s that girl?

Here’s a look at the genuinely sensational performance by Asmik Grigorian in a new Manon Lescaut in Frankfurt.

on October 13, 2019 at 6:23 PM
Nothing to fear Nothing to fear

Happy 70th birthday soprano Leona Mitchell.

on October 13, 2019 at 1:10 PM
The Bassarids The Bassarids

Video webcast from the Komische Oper, Berlin.

on October 13, 2019 at 12:51 PM
You don’t need analyzing You don’t need analyzing

On this day in 1950 Irving Berlin‘s musical Call Me Madam opened at the Imperial Theatre, to run 644 performances.

on October 12, 2019 at 12:04 PM
Madama Butterfly Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s perennial tearjerker returns to the Met repertoire tonight.

on October 11, 2019 at 3:40 PM
Suddenly spinto Suddenly spinto

When soprano Yihan Duan started to sing her aria, you could feel an almost electric charge that something special was happening.

on October 11, 2019 at 11:05 AM
The rainbow connection The rainbow connection

Happy National Coming Out Day!

on October 11, 2019 at 10:31 AM
A whole new world A whole new world

The Paris Opera assembled an all-French cast to stage arguably the most well-known example of opéra-ballet, Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes.

on October 10, 2019 at 11:08 AM
Agrippina Agrippina

“Trove Thursday” presents for the third annual installment of “Handel for my Birthday” a wickedly ideal Felicity Palmer dominating Agrippina.

on October 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Out of the shadows Out of the shadows

On this day 100 years ago Die Frau ohne Schatten premiered at the Vienna State Opera.

on October 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM
Child’s play Child’s play

On this day in 1986 baritone Thomas Hampson made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Count Almaviva.

on October 09, 2019 at 10:36 AM
The baton is passed The baton is passed

Chorus girls declare red alert.

on October 08, 2019 at 1:41 PM
Killer queen Killer queen

Rossini’s Semiramide is a highly original and imaginative work of theater that impresses for its creative and beautifully scored orchestration, incisive recitatives and ensembles, and theatrically intriguing characters.

on October 08, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Craftsmanship Craftsmanship

On this day in 1988 Dolora Zajick made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Azucena.

on October 08, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Orientation Orientation

There were plenty of Turan-do’s and only a few Turandon’ts at the Met’s Turandot Sunday afternoon.

on October 07, 2019 at 4:29 PM