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MET Opera: Tristan and Isolde
MET Opera: Tristan und Isolde
Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for last season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), and will be well served by a cast of outstanding Wagnerians: Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne, and René Pape as King Marke, with Sir Simon Rattle conducting, in one of his rare appearances at the Met.
Release Date: 8.10.2016, Length: 4h 47 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Mariusz Trelinski
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MET Opera: Don Giovanni
MET Opera: Don Giovanni 2016
Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de théâtre. The ensemble of great Mozartean singers includes Isabel Leonard, Angela Meade, Matthew Polenzani, Marina Rebeka, Erwin Schrott, Ramón Vargas, and RolandoVillazón.
Release Date: 22.10.2016, Length: 3h 22 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Michael Grandage
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MET Opera: L’Amour de Loin
MET Opera: L’Amour de Loin
Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera was described by the New York Times as “transfixing…a lushly beautiful score.” Commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, where it was first seen in 2000, it will now finally have its Metropolitan Opera premiere in a dazzling new production by Robert Lepage, featuring glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the length of the stage and over the orchestra pit.
Release Date: 10.12.2016, Length: 2h 33 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Robert Lepage
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MET Opera: Nabucco
MET Opera: Nabucco
The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.
Release Date: 7.01.2017, Length: 2h 44 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Elijah Moshinsky
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MET Opera: Roméo et Juliette
MET Opera: Roméo et Juliette
When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation.
Release Date: 21.01.2017, Length: 3h 04 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Bartlett Sher
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MET Opera: Rusalka
MET Opera: Rusalka 2017
Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvořák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption.
Release Date: 25.02.2017, Length: 3h 40 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Mary Zimmerman
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MET Opera: La Traviata
MET Opera: La Traviata 2017
Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont.
Release Date: 11.03.2017, Length: 2h 33 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Willy Decker
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MET Opera: Idomeneo
MET Opera: Idomeneo
Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director James Levine.
Release Date: 25.03.2017, Length: 3h 58 min
Genres: Opera
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MET Opera: Eugene Onegin
MET Opera: Jevgeni Onegin
Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.
Release Date: 22.04.2017, Length: 3h 38 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Deborah Warner
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MET Opera: Der Rosenkavalier
MET Opera: Der Rosenkavalier 2017
The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera.
Release Date: 13.05.2017, Length: 4h 12 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Robert Carsen