Press Releases

Oct 22, 2016 The Metropolitan Opera Will Open Its Gates to the Public, Free of Charge, Beginning Tuesday, October 4

Jul 07, 2016 Nikki Chooi Named New Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Jun 21, 2016 The Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival Returns August 26 to September 5, Presenting Free Outdoor Opera Screenings To Approximately 50,000 New Yorkers

Jun 17, 2016 The Metropolitan Opera Introduces Curated Playlists Exclusively Available through Apple Music

Jun 02, 2016 Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named the Metropolitan Opera’s Music Director

Apr 14, 2016 Legendary Maestro James Levine to Retire as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera at the End of the Current Season; Will Become The Company’s First Music Director Emeritus

Apr 07, 2016 Soprano Ailyn Pérez Receives 11th Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award

Mar 30, 2016 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2016 Summer Recital Series Offers Six Free Concerts Featuring Rising Opera Stars

Apr 04, 2016 Kathleen Battle Returns to the Metropolitan Opera November 13, 2016 With A Recital of Spirituals, Accompanied by Choir and Piano

Feb 17, 2016 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2016-17 Season—Its 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center—Will Feature 225 Performances of 26 Operas, With Six New Productions, Including a Met Premiere

Feb 11, 2016 Just in Time for Valentine’s Day, The Metropolitan Opera Presents Romance at the Met, An Exclusive iTunes and Apple Music Compilation of Opera’s Most Romantic Moments

Jul 27, 2015 Met Opera on Demand Partners With Roku

Jun 01, 2015 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015 Summer HD Festival

Apr 07, 2015 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015 Summer Recital Series Offers Six Free Concerts Featuring Leading Met Artists and Rising Opera Stars

Feb 18, 2015 The Met’s 2015-16 Season Will Feature 227 Performances of 25 Operas, Including Six New Productions