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The masked singer The masked singer

On this day in 1991 soprano Deborah Voigt made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Amelia.

on October 17, 2019 at 9:47 AM
Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess

A second helping of The Gershwins’ gorgeous folk opera from the Met.

on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Storm of the century Storm of the century

A sense of celebration was definitely in the air last Thursday at the Vienna State Opera.

on October 16, 2019 at 12:24 PM
Dark eyes Dark eyes

Born on this day in 1962 baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

on October 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM
What opera is this, anyway? What opera is this, anyway?

“I showed up at dress rehearsal and doggone it, they were doing Turandot instead. Was my face ever red!”

on October 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM
Shout it out loud Shout it out loud

On this day in 1976 soprano Hildegard Behrens made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Giorgetta in Il tabarro.

on October 15, 2019 at 8:00 AM
First and foremost First and foremost

They say you never forget your first.

on October 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Ray of ‘Light’ Ray of ‘Light’

An opera company presenting a Broadway musical that centers around a woman of a certain age travelling to Italy with her young daughter might seem more a vehicle for a great diva of a certain age.

on October 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM
The Wurm turns The Wurm turns

Luisa Miller snowballs toward disaster and death.

on October 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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