The charismatic soprano has just canceled tomorrow afternoon’s performance of Tosca at the Met.

on April 07, 2023 at 10:08 PM
O, swear not by the matinee! O, swear not by the matinee!

Helena Dix goes on for the broadcast this afternoon!

on March 25, 2023 at 9:29 AM
O, swear not by the moon O, swear not by the moon

“For this evening’s performance of Norma (March 22, 2023), Norma will now be sung by Helena Dix, replacing Sonya Yoncheva.”

on March 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM
If it makes you happy If it makes you happy

Protean Anna Netrebko has booked her first performances of Ponchielli’s La Gioconda .

on March 16, 2023 at 10:28 AM
The Metropolitan Opera’s 2023-2024 season announcment The Metropolitan Opera’s 2023-2024 season announcment

Six contemporary operas, including four Metropolitan premieres, headline the company’s upcoming season, which was announced today at noon.

on February 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Can you prove that it didn’t happen? Can you prove that it didn’t happen?

Coming soon: an opera adaptation of the cult film Plan 9 from Outer Space.

on December 22, 2022 at 3:48 PM
Rachvelishvili recedes! Rachvelishvili recedes!

Mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili has canceled all her remaining Met performances of Aida due to illness.

on December 17, 2022 at 1:56 PM
“She is a fighter” “She is a fighter”

On Thursday, October 20th, 2022, Grace Bumbry suffered an acute ischemic stroke. The renowned American opera star is currently hospitalized and in recovery in Queens, New York.

on October 23, 2022 at 10:50 AM
Divina intervention Divina intervention

Jolie IS Callas!

on October 21, 2022 at 1:57 PM
Don’t mask, don’t tell Don’t mask, don’t tell

The Metropolitan Opera and other classical music venue are dropping their mask requirements for audience members.

on October 17, 2022 at 2:14 PM
Renegade princess Renegade princess

Yulia Matochkina will make her Met role debut as Eboli in Verdi’s Don Carlo, replacing Anita Rachvelishvili.

on October 05, 2022 at 12:45 PM
Bohemian rhapsody Bohemian rhapsody

Tenor Yusif Eyvazov, who was scheduled to sing Rodolfo in the upcoming four performances of Puccini’s La bohème, is ill and has withdrawn.

on May 11, 2022 at 3:44 PM
Send me an Angel Send me an Angel

Soprano Angel Blue has been named the winner of the 2022 Richard Tucker Award.

on May 06, 2022 at 12:15 PM
Anti-war Anna Anti-war Anna

Anna Netrebko has issued a statement explicitly condemning the war in Ukraine.

on March 30, 2022 at 11:02 AM