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Guillaume Tell Guillaume Tell

Nicola Alaimo, Juan Diego Flórez and Marina Rebeka star in a production from the Pesaro Rossini Festival in 2013.

on April 07, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Aida Aida

Anna Netrebko and Anita Rachvelishvili are rival princesses in the Met’s Live in HD.

on April 06, 2020 at 5:22 PM
The Tale of Tsar Saltan The Tale of Tsar Saltan

A rare revival of Rimsky-Korsakov’s fanciful opera from La Monnaie.

on April 06, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Her heart belongs to daddy Her heart belongs to daddy

On this day in 1989 soprano Sumi Jo made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Gilda.

on April 06, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Norma Norma

Bellini’s bel canto tragedy starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato, Joseph Calleja and Matthew Rose, conducted by Carlo Rizzi.

on April 05, 2020 at 5:30 PM
Open your heart Open your heart

Happy 90th birthday soprano Mary Costa.

on April 05, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Macbeth Macbeth

Verdi’s melodrama stars Anna Netrebko, Joseph Calleja, Zeljko Lucic and René Pape, conducted by Fabio Luisi.

on April 04, 2020 at 5:06 PM
Praying for rain Praying for rain

Like many artistic homosexuals, I’ve been through an Altman phase, a Cher phase, a Sandy Dennis phase and a Karen Black phase, so you needn’t explain yourself to me.

on April 04, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Il turco in Italia Il turco in Italia

The Rossini dramma buffo performed at La Scala features Rosa Feola as Donna Fiorilla.

on April 04, 2020 at 12:53 PM
Shadow play Shadow play

On this day in 1859 Meyerbeer’s Le pardon de Ploërmel premiered in Paris.

on April 04, 2020 at 8:00 AM
The Mother of Us All The Mother of Us All

That most American of all operas, as performed in February by the Metropolitan Museum in collaboration with The Juilliard School and the New York Philharmonic.

on April 03, 2020 at 5:23 PM
Das Wunder der Heliane Das Wunder der Heliane

Opera in Exile veers off on a temporary tangent today, programming two fringe/niche works.

on April 03, 2020 at 12:00 PM
History come to life History come to life

On this day in 1975 soprano Magda Olivero made her legendary Metropolitan Opera debut as Tosca.

on April 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Don Carlo Don Carlo

Intrigue in the Spanish court with Marina Poplavskaya, Roberto Alagna, Simon Keenlyside and Ferruccio Furlanetto, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

on April 02, 2020 at 6:06 PM
Utterly bewitching Utterly bewitching

Who could doubt that Leontyne Price contains multitudes?

on April 02, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Il pirata Il pirata

What could be more appropriate for Opera in Exile than a production that never happened?

on April 02, 2020 at 11:16 AM