Tomorrow 7:30 pm Porgy and Bess
Wednesday 8:00 pm La Damnation de Faust
Friday 8:00 pm La Traviata
Saturday 1:00 pm Porgy and Bess
Items of Interest
The Empress Strikes Back
This season, the Met presents Handel’s early masterpiece Agrippina for the first time, in a pointed production by Sir David McVicar that stars Joyce DiDonato as the power-hungry empress and transports the black political comedy to the present day, amplifying its satirical relevance.
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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
The 2019–20 season of the Met’s award-winning series of live cinema transmissions continues with a landmark new production of the Gershwins’ classic that transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront. David Robertson conducts a dynamic cast, featuring the sympathetic duo of Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles.
Friday at 8 pm
Verdi’s La Traviata
Michael Mayer’s sumptuous staging, a highlight of the 2018–19 season, returns with Aleksandra Kurzak as the tragic heroine Violetta. Dmytro Popov is her ardent lover, Alfredo, and baritone Quinn Kelsey reprises his acclaimed portrayal of Germont. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.
The Stuff of Legend
Goethe’s Faust has inspired a number of operatic masterpieces, including Berlioz’s towering La Damnation de Faust. This month, the work takes the Met stage in a series of concert performances, starring some of opera’s most captivating artists.
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Porgy and Bess: Additional Performances
Due to overwhelming public demand for the Met’s acclaimed new production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, three additional performances have been added to the schedule, on February 4, 12, and 15, 2020.
Met Opera on Demand
Die Zauberflöte in HD
The unabridged German version of Julie Taymor’s beloved production is now available to stream on Met Opera on Demand, featuring a standout cast that includes Golda Schultz as Pamina and baritone Markus Werba as Papageno.