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Lulu Lulu

Marlis Petersen in the title role of Berg’s masterpiece in William Kentridge’s enthralling production.

on June 03, 2020 at 12:22 PM
Blackout Tuesday Blackout Tuesday

The Metropolitan Opera has paused its streaming opera telecasts today to observe Blackout Tuesday.

on June 02, 2020 at 5:09 PM
Rigoletto Rigoletto

Michael Fabiano, Quinn Kelsey and Olga Peretyatko star in this production from the Paris Opéra Bastille.

on June 02, 2020 at 11:52 AM
On the beach On the beach

On the first viewing of this Idomeneo, with a cast clad mostly in military khaki green set against a green sky, the eye starts to tire from the dullness of the surroundings.

on June 02, 2020 at 11:23 AM
Into the fire Into the fire

Happy 71st birthday tenor Neil Shicoff.

on June 02, 2020 at 10:27 AM
I puritani I puritani

Conducted by Patrick Summers; starring Anna Netrebko, Eric Cutler, Franco Vassallo and John Relyea. Transmitted live on January 6, 2007.

on June 01, 2020 at 5:43 PM
Met postpones opening to December 31 Met postpones opening to December 31

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the company has made the difficult decision to cancel the first few months of its 2020–21 season, based on current information regarding the ongoing health crisis. The new season is now scheduled to begin on December 31, 2020, with a special gala performance, the details of which will be shared at a later date.

on June 01, 2020 at 4:02 PM
Monday concert Monday concert

Bass Günther Groissböck headlines a live program of songs, chamber music and dance from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

on June 01, 2020 at 1:54 PM
Like a diamond Like a diamond

Happy 75th birthday mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.

on June 01, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Salome Salome

Karita Mattila‘s legendary interpretation in a performance from the Met on October 11, 2008.

on May 31, 2020 at 4:57 PM
Sorochintsy Fair Sorochintsy Fair

Barrie Kosky directs Mussorgsky’s comic opera at the Komische Oper Berlin.

on May 31, 2020 at 10:31 AM
Wicked Lady Wicked Lady

Born on this day in 1931 mezzo-soprano/soprano Shirley Verrett.

on May 31, 2020 at 8:00 AM
L’elisir d’amore L’elisir d’amore

Conducted by Domingo Hindoyan; starring Pretty Yende, Matthew Polenzani, Davide Luciano, and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo. Transmitted live on February 10, 2018.

on May 30, 2020 at 5:06 PM
Breaking the Waves Breaking the Waves

Opera Philadelphia’s Digital Festival O presents the broadcast premiere of the opera from Brooklyn-based composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek.

on May 30, 2020 at 11:34 AM
Third Wives’ Club Third Wives’ Club

On this day in 1536 King Henry VIII of England married Jane Seymour.

on May 30, 2020 at 11:25 AM
La sonnambula La sonnambula

Starring Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez, from March 21, 2009.

on May 29, 2020 at 4:45 PM