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Moore is less

On this day in 1928 soprano Grace Moore made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Mimi. Read more »

Fantasia

On this day in 1968 mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Amneris.  Read more »

Lady be good

On this day in 1959 soprano Leonie Rysanek made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Lady Macbeth.  Read more »

Alfredo sauce

On this day in 2006 tenor Jonas Kaufmann made his Metropolitan Opera debut in La traviata.

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Queen of hearts

Happy 82nd birthday soprano Martina Arroyo.

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That French girl

On this day in 1893, the premiere of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in Turin.

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Stop and stair

On this day in 1974 Verdi’s I Vespri Siciliani had its first Metropolitan Opera house performance.

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Broadcast: Don Giovanni

That’s Luca Pisaroni behind the mask, star of tonight’s Met season premiere of Don Giovanni, broadcast at 7:25 PM.

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