Videos

Iphigénie en Tauride: Plácido Domingo Greets Spanish Audiences

A trailer for the Live in HD transmission of Gluck's "Iphigénie en Tauride." Plácido Domingo (who sings Oreste) greets the audience in Spanish. 2010-11 season.

La Boheme: "O soave fanciulla" (Popov, Pérez)

Dmytro Popov (Rodolfo) and Ailyn Pérez (Mimì) perform the Act I duet from Puccini's "La Bohème" at the final dress rehearsal. Production: Franco Zeffirelli. Conductor: Carlo Rizzi. 2016–17 season.

Tristan und Isolde: "Mild und leise" (Nina Stemme)

Nina Stemme sings Isolde's Liebestod from Act III of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde." Production: Mariusz Trelinski. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. 2016–17 season.

Don Giovanni: "Là ci darem la mano" (Keenlyside, Malfi)

Simon Keenlyside (Giovanni) and Serena Malfi (Zerlina) perform the Act I duet from Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the final dress rehearsal. Production: Michael Grandage. Conductor: Fabio Luisi. 2016–17 season.

Don Giovanni: "Madamina, il catalogo è questo" (Plachetka)

Adam Plachetka sings Leporello's aria from Act I of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the final dress rehearsal. Production: Michael Grandage. Conductor: Fabio Luisi. 2016–17 season.

The Met: Behind the Scenes

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the opera house from Curbed, in celebration of the Met's 50 years at Lincoln Center.

The 2016–17 Season: TV Spot

The Met's 2016–17 season opens September 26 with a new production of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde." Ailyn Pérez (featured) stars in "La Bohème," opening on September 28.

The Met’s Chandeliers Rise Again

Following a mechanical rejuvenation of the machinery responsible for raising and lowering the Met’s Lobmeyr crystal chandeliers, the iconic light fixtures will once again rise elegantly to the ceiling to signal the beginning of each performance.

The 2016–17 Live in HD Season

Watch our new trailer for the 2016–17 season of Live in HD movie-theater broadcasts. The series includes ten transmission, five of them new productions.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named New Music Director

The Met announced on June 2 that Yannick Nézet-Séguin will be the company’s next Music Director. Watch a video conference to hear from the maestro himself, with General Manager Peter Gelb and other members of the Met company.

Rusalka: Prelude (Yannick Nézet-Séguin)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the prelude to Dvorák's "Rusalka" with the Met Orchestra. Clip taken from the 2014 Live in HD transmission.

Robert Lepage on His New Production of L'Amour de Loin

Watch a preview of Robert Lepage's Met premiere production of Kaija Saariaho's “L'Amour de Loin," starring Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens and conducted by Susanna Mälkki. Opens December 1, 2016.

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