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La bohème La bohème

A broadcast from New York featuring Elena Stikhina, Stephen Costello, Kristina Mkhitaryan, Adam Plachetka, and Krzysztof Baczyk conducted by Marco Armiliato

on January 13, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Madama Butterfly Madama Butterfly

Xian Zhang conducts Aleksandra Kurzak, Elizabeth DeShong, Matthew Polenzani, and Davide Luciano live from New York

on January 11, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Nabucco Nabucco

Daniele Callegari conducts Liudmyla Monastyrska, Maria Barakova, SeokJong Baek, George Gagnidze, Dmitry Belosselskiy in a broadcast from New York.

on January 06, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Carmen Carmen

Daniele Rustioni conducts Angel Blue, Aigul Akhmetshina, Rafael Davila, and Kyle Ketelsen in the first broadcast of the Met’s new production

on January 03, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Don José…le connaissez-vous ? Don José…le connaissez-vous ?

Rafael Davila will sing the role of Don José in Bizet’s Carmen in tonight’s performance, replacing Piotr Beczala, who has withdrawn due to illness.”

on December 31, 2023 at 2:26 PM
Bat, two ways Bat, two ways

Uncork your bubbly for two consecutive Teutonic Fledermauses live from Vienna and Munich to celebrate the new year

on December 31, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Le Nozze di Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro

A historic performance from April 7, 1956 in celebration of the centenaries of Cesare Siepi and Victoria de los Angeles featuring Nadine Conner, Mildred Miller, and conductor Max Rudolf

on December 30, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Nabucco Nabucco

Daniele Callegari yet again conducts Liudmyla Monastyrska, Maria Barakova, SeokJong Baek, George Gagnidze, Dmitry Belosselskiy in a broadcast from New York.

on December 29, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Tannhäuser Tannhäuser

Donald Runnicles conducts Wagner’s Tannhäuser live from New York with Elza van den Heever, Ekaterina Gubanova, Andreas Schager, Christian Gerhaher, and Georg Zeppenfeld

on December 23, 2023 at 9:00 AM
The Magic Flute The Magic Flute

Gareth Morrell conducts Liv Redpath, Kathryn Lewek, Joshua Blue, Alexander Birch Elliott, and James Creswell in a holiday presentation from New York

on December 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Anita hero Anita hero

“Rachvelishvili sang Carmen, the role of her 2009 breakthrough, hundreds of times, and was scheduled to ring in 2024 as Bizet’s classic antiheroine in the splashy premiere of a new production at the Met.”

on December 20, 2023 at 10:05 AM
The Magic Flute The Magic Flute

Patrick Furrer conducts Janai Brugger, Kathryn Lewek, Piotr Buszewski, Rolando Villazón and Brindley Sherrat in a broadcast of the Met’s holiday presentation

on December 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Turandot Turandot

Marco Armiliato conducts Asmik Grigorian, Jonas Kaufmann, Kristina Mkhitaryan, Jörg Schneider, and Dan Paul Dumitrescu in a broadcast from Vienna

on December 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Tannhaüser Tannhaüser

Donald Runnicles conducts Wagner’s Tannhäuser live from New York with Elza van den Heever, Ekaterina Gubanova, Andreas Schager, Christian Gerhaher, and Georg Zeppenfeld

on December 12, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Tosca Tosca

Michele Mariotti conducts Anna Pirozzi, Erwin Schrott, and Fabio Sartori in a live broadcast from Rome

on December 12, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Turandot Turandot

A (slightly delayed) opening night broadcast from Naples featuring Sondra Radvanovsky, Yusif Eyvazov, Rosa Feola, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, and Sergio Vitale conducted by Dan Ettinger

on December 09, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Florencia en el Amazonas Florencia en el Amazonas

The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinée Broadcast season kicks off with Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting Ailyn Pérez, Gabriella Reyes, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Mario Chang, Michael Chioldi, Mattia Olivieri, and Greer Grimsley in Daniel Catán and Marcela Fuentes-Berain‘s opera

on December 09, 2023 at 9:00 AM
The Magic Flute The Magic Flute

Patrick Furrer conducts Janai Brugger, Kathryn Lewek, Piotr Buszewski, Rolando Villazón and Brindley Sherrat in a broadcast of the Met’s holiday presentation

on December 08, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Don Carlo Don Carlo

Riccardo Chailly conducts Michele Pertusi, Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Luca Salsi, Elina Garanca and Jongmin Park in a live Sant’Ambrogio opening night broadcast from Milan

on December 07, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Celebrating 30 Years of <em>parterre box</em> Celebrating 30 Years of <em>parterre box</em>

Readers, writers, and stars reflect on the 30th anniversary of “the most essential blog in opera” (NYT)

on December 03, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Tosca Tosca

A broadcast of the 1953 recording featuring Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, and Tito Gobbi conducted by Tullio Serafin in celebration of the Callas centennial

on December 02, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Filth and dementia Filth and dementia

Zachary Woolfe reflects on the legacy of parterre box founder James Jorden and three decades of “remembering when opera was queer and dangerous and exciting and making it that way again”

Tannhäuser Tannhäuser

Donald Runnicles conducts Wagner’s Tannhäuser live from New York with Elza van den Heever, Ekaterina Gubanova, Andreas Schager, Christian Gerhaher, and Georg Zeppenfeld

on November 30, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Mefistofele Mefistofele

Michele Mariotti conducts John Relyea, Joshua Guerrero, Maria Agresta, Sofia Koberidze and Marco Miglietta in a live opening night broadcast from Rome

on November 27, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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