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A tradition is being lost at the Met

While the season opener at New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera is often drawn from the great operatic repertoire, Peter Gelb has chosen a contemporary opera for his 2023-2024 season for a change! Jake Heggie and his opera Dead Man Walking, first performed in San Franciso in 2000, will headline the season with superstar Joyce DiDonato. […]

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Blue for Otello

After performing the premiere of an Aucoin, Bernstein, Tchaikovsky and Verdi concert at Carnegie Hall in New York (22 June 2023), Yannick Nézet-Séguin is taking his orchestra to Europe. The Met Orchestra is expected to perform on 27 June 2023 at the Philharmonie de Paris and on 2 July at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden with soprano […]

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Super Yannick from New York

Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who recently renewed his contract with the Philadelphia Orchestra, has his work cut out for him. The artistic director of the Metropolitan Opera is preparing to conduct the world premiere of Terence Blanchard’s opera Champion from 10 April 2023 (after the success of Fire Shut Up in My Bones). Since 26 February […]

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Back on stage !

After announcing her retirement from opera stage, superstar soprano Renée Fleming is back! This grand return will take place at the Metropolitan Opera in New York on 10 December 2022 where the diva, alongside Kelli O’Hara and Joyce DiDonato, will perform the role of Clarissa Vaughan in Kevin Puts’ The Hours, a world premiere. Yannick […]