New Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin launches his tenure by conducting Verdi’s timeless tragedy. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling eighteenth-century setting that changes with the seasons.
For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko singsthe role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose real-lifeintrigues inspired Cilea’s tragic opera.
Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamicproduction. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimateseductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, thegood-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion.
Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is adelight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is one ofopera’s most show-stopping numbers. Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take onthe challenging vocal fireworks in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging
Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written,including the Ride of the Valkyries - Die Walküre is the second of the fouroperas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humanson a superhuman scale.
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Poulenc’smasterpiece. This devastating portrayal of faith and martyrdom is live in HDfor the first time.