The Metropolitan Opera
Each season, the Met stages more than 200 opera performances in New York. More than 800,000 people attend the performances in the opera house during the season, and millions more experience the Met through new media distribution initiatives and state-of-the-art technology
One of the most successful operas of the later decades of the 20th century, it takes place between 1789 and 1794 in Paris and in the town of...
J. Knighten Smit, Gina Lapinskis
Performed here by the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the second opera in Wagner’s monumental Ring cycle, set in mythological times, when gods,...
Set in the Tyrol during the First World War this frothy comedy mixes humour with a rush of buoyant melody and notorious vocal challenges. The story...
A sublime fairy tale that moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte in the original German) was...