Category Archives: LIVE OPERA

May 11

BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET: DON GIOVANNI

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May 11

MET OPERA: DON GIOVANNI

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 Angela Meade, Marina Rebeka, Isabel Leonard, Matthew Polenzani, Erwin Schrott, and Paul Appleby. Fabio Luisi and Plácido Domingo conduct. POSSE PHOTOS: ​

May 07

MET OPERA 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA PERFORMANCE

50 Years at Lincoln Center A Gala Celebration SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 On September 16, 1966, the Metropolitan Opera opened its doors for the first time in a new home at Lincoln Center, with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Leontyne Price and Justino Díaz. The New York Times declared the opening of the […]

May 07

#LAST NIGHT AT THE MET

Best dressed list at The Met Opera 50th Anniversary Gala!

May 05

BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET: DER ROSENKAVALIER

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May 05

MET OPERA LIVE: DER ROSENKAVALIER

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt […]

May 02

ATLANTA OPERA: TURANDOT

Puccini’s epic tale centers around the Princess Turandot, who decapitates each suitor who fails to answer her riddles. Calaf falls in love with the ruthless Princess and heroically wins her ghastly game. Shockingly, Calaf proposes his own riddle to the Princess and puts his love and life in the hands of Turandot. Italian tenor Gianluca Terranova, […]