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MET Opera: Norma
MET Opera: Norma
The season opens with a new production of Bellini’s bel canto tragedy Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role, which she has sung to acclaim at the Met in 2013, as well as at the Canadian Opera Company, San Francisco Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Lyric Opera of Chicago—making her one of the world’s leading interpreters of the iconic title character.
Release Date: 7.10.2017, Length: 3h 35 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: The Magic Flute
MET Opera: Die Zauberflöte
Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece, Die Zauberflöte.
Release Date: 14.10.2017, Length: 3h 43 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Julie Taymor
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MET Opera: The Exterminating Angel
MET Opera: The Exterminating Angel
The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film.
Release Date: 18.11.2017, Length: 2h 27 min
Genres: Opera
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MET Opera: Hansel and Gretel
MET Opera: Hansel and Gretel
This deliciously dark take on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, appealing to audiences of all ages, was part of the Met’s popular English-language holiday series.
Release Date: 9.12.2017, Length: 2h 15 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Richard Jones
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MET Opera: Tosca
MET Opera: Tosca
James Levine conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar. Sonja Jončevastar as the heroine Tosca and Vittorio Grigolo as her lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel as the villainous Scarpia.
Release Date: 27.01.2018, Length: 2h 53 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
David McVicar
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MET Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore
MET Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore
Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yende as the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her.
Release Date: 10.02.2018, Length: 2h 39 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Bartlett Sher
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MET Opera: La Bohème
MET Opera: La Bohème
An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì opposite Michael Fabiano as the passionate writer Rodolfo. Susanna Phillips reprises the role of the flirtatious Musetta and Lucas Meachem sings the role of her lover, the painter Marcello.
Release Date: 24.02.2018, Length: 2h 55 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
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MET Opera: Semiramide
MET Opera: Semiramide
Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide.
Release Date: 10.03.2018, Length: 4h 00 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
John Copley
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Met Opera: Così fan tutte
Met Opera: Così fan tutte
Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson.
Release Date: 31.03.2018, Length: 3h 31 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Phelim McDermott
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MET Opera: Luisa Miller
MET Opera: Luisa Miller
Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life.
Release Date: 14.04.2018, Length: 3h 38 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Elijah Moshinsky
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MET Opera: Cendrillon
MET Opera: Cendrillon
Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment and Massenet’s Manon.
Release Date: 28.04.2018, Length: 2h 47 min
Genres: Opera
Director:
Laurent Pelly