Opera

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MET Opera Summer 2015: The Merry Widow
MET Opera Summer 2015: Die Lustige Witwe
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact).
Release Date: 5.08.2015, Length: 2h 32 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Susan Stroman
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MET Opera Summer 2015: Aida (2012)
MET Opera Summer 2015: Aida (2012)
The Met’s spectacular production of Verdi’s Egyptian epic captures both the grandeur and the intimacy of this powerful tale of love and politics. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Aida, the enslaved Ethiopian princess in love with the Egyptian warrior Radamès, sung by Roberto Alagna. Olga Borodina is her rival, Amneris.
Release Date: 19.08.2015, Length: 2h 55 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Sonja Frisell
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MET Opera: Il Trovatore (2015/2016)
MET Opera: Il Trovatore (2015/2016)
Soprano Anna Netrebko’s dramatic and vocal skills are on full display in her next new role at the Met—Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour.
Release Date: 3.10.2015, Length: 3h 07 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: Otello
MET Opera: Otello
Verdi’s masterful Otello matches Shakespeare’s play in tragic intensity.
Release Date: 17.10.2015, Length: 3h 27 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Bartlett Sher
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MET Opera: Tannhäuser
MET Opera: Tannhäuser
James Levine conducts Wagner’s early masterpiece in its first return to the Met stage in more than a decade. Today’s leading Wagnerian tenor Johan Botha takes on the daunting title role, opposite soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth, adding another Wagner heroine to her Met repertoire after her acclaimed Sieglinde in the Ring a few seasons ago.
Release Date: 31.10.2015, Length: 4h 31 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Otto Schenk
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MET Opera: Lulu
MET Opera: Lulu
Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge (The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg’s notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own. Musically, the masterful score is in the sure hands of Met Music Director James Levine.
Release Date: 21.11.2015, Length: 4h 27 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
William Kentridge
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MET Opera: The Magic Flute
MET Opera: The Magic Flute
Release Date: 12.12.2015, Length: 2h 00 min
Genres: Opera
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MET Opera: Les Pêcheurs de Perles
MET Opera: Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Bizet’s gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand.
Release Date: 16.01.2016, Length: 2h 54 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Penny Woolcock
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MET Opera: Turandot (2015/2016)
MET Opera: Turandot (2015/2016)
Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China. Tenor Marco Berti is Calàf, the brave prince who sings “Nessun dorma” and wins her hand. Franco Zeffirelli’s golden production is conducted by Paolo Carignani.
Release Date: 30.01.2016, Length: 3h 35 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
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MET Opera: Manon Lescaut
MET Opera: Manon Lescaut
The Met stage ignites when soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story. Opolais sings the title role of the country girl who transforms herself into a Parisian temptress, while Kaufmann is the dashing student who desperately woos her.
Release Date: 5.03.2016, Length: 3h 33 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Richard Eyre
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MET Opera: Madame Butterfly
MET Opera: Madama Butterfly
Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world’s foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.
Release Date: 2.04.2016, Length: 3h 48 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Anthony Minghella
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MET Opera: Roberto Deveraux
MET Opera: Roberto Deveraux
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season, a rare feat made famous by Beverly Sills—and not attempted on a New York stage since.
Release Date: 16.04.2016, Length: 3h 46 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: Elektra
MET Opera: Elektra
The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn’t live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met.
Release Date: 30.04.2016, Length: 2h 10 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Patrice Chéreau