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Greece is the word Greece is the word

On this day in 1967 actress Melina Mercouri brushed up her song and dance skills to open Illya Darling, a musical version of Never on Sunday. The show ran 319 performances at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.

on April 11, 2021 at 12:14 PM
Roméo et Juliette Roméo et Juliette

Starring Anna Netrebko, Roberto Alagna, Nathan Gunn, and Robert Lloyd, conducted by Plácido Domingo. Production by Guy Joosten. From December 15, 2007.

on April 10, 2021 at 5:01 PM
La Bohème La Bohème

Performance from October 2, 2017: Alexander Soddy conducts Angel Blue (Mimì), Brigitte Kele (Musetta), Dmytro Popov (Rodolfo), Lucas Meachem (Marcello), Duncan Rock (Schaunard), David Soar (Colline), Paul Plishka (Benoit/Alcindoro).

on April 10, 2021 at 11:19 AM
The Nose The Nose

Starring Andrey Popov, Alexander Lewis, and Paulo Szot, conducted by Pavel Smelkov. Production by William Kentridge. From October 26, 2013.

on April 09, 2021 at 5:55 PM
From an unknown woman From an unknown woman

On this day in 1992 soprano Deborah Polaski made her Met debut as Kundry.

on April 09, 2021 at 9:03 AM
Francesca da Rimini Francesca da Rimini

Starring Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. Production by Piero Faggioni. From April 7, 1984.

on April 08, 2021 at 5:27 PM
Who wants to ‘Live’ forever? Who wants to ‘Live’ forever?

The Metropolitan Opera announces two further concerts in the Met Stars Live in Concert series.

on April 08, 2021 at 2:24 PM
I, Franco I, Franco

Franco Corelli was born on April 8, 1921 in Ancona and Trove Thursday celebrates the matinee-idol tenor’s centenary with a pair of his rare non-Met US appearances; seducing Marie Collier in La Fanciulla del West and vacillating between Ilva Ligabue and Grace Bumbry in Il Trovatore.

on April 08, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Ice queen Ice queen

Born on this day in 1912 actress and Olympian Sonja Henie.

on April 08, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Eugene Onegin Eugene Onegin

Starring Anna Netrebko, Elena Maximova, Alexey Dolgov, Peter Mattei, and Stefan Kocan, conducted by Robin Ticciati. Production by Deborah Warner. From April 22, 2017.

on April 07, 2021 at 6:02 PM
Our god is an awesome god Our god is an awesome god

Our Own Henson Keys will make his opera debut in the role of Wotan in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Twilight: Gods, directed by Yuval Sharon and starring Christine Goerke.

on April 07, 2021 at 4:51 PM
Fidelio Fidelio

Peter Schneider conducts Klaus Florian Vogt, Anja Kampe, Evgeny Nikitin and Stephen Milling.

on April 07, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Hush now, don’t explain Hush now, don’t explain

Born on this day in 1915 singer, songwriter and actress Billie Holiday.

on April 07, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Rigoletto Rigoletto

Streaming and discussion begin at 7:30 PM. Photo: Met Archives

on April 06, 2021 at 5:43 PM
Sens and sensibility Sens and sensibility

Born on this day in 1900 soprano Gina Cigna.

on April 06, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Faust Faust

Starring Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann, and René Pape, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production by Des McAnuff. From December 10, 2011.

on April 05, 2021 at 5:30 PM