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Philip Glass’s Akhnaten

Philip Glass’s mesmerizing modern masterpiece returns in Phelim McDermott’s ritualistic production, which brings ancient Egypt to vivid life with striking stage tableaux and a troupe of jugglers. Anthony Roth Costanzo reprises his celebrated turn as the revolutionary pharaoh Akhnaten, with Rihab Chaieb as his queen, Nefertiti, and Karen Kamensek on the podium.

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Philip Glass’s mesmerizing modern masterpiece returns in Phelim McDermott’s ritualistic production, which brings ancient Egypt to vivid life with striking stage tableaux and a troupe of jugglers. Anthony Roth Costanzo reprises his celebrated turn as the revolutionary pharaoh Akhnaten, with Rihab Chaieb as his queen, Nefertiti, and Karen Kamensek on the podium.

Tuesday, may 24 at 8PM

Puccini’s La Bohème

Eleonora Buratto, fresh off a successful run in the title role of Madama Butterfly, stars as the ill-fated seamstress Mimì, opposite Matthew Polenzani as her lover, the poet Rodolfo. Aleksandra Kurzak and Quinn Kelsey are the on-again-off-again pair Musetta and Marcello, with Eun Sun Kim conducting.

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Eleonora Buratto, fresh off a successful run in the title role of Madama Butterfly, stars as the ill-fated seamstress Mimì, opposite Matthew Polenzani as her lover, the poet Rodolfo. Aleksandra Kurzak and Quinn Kelsey are the on-again-off-again pair Musetta and Marcello, with Eun Sun Kim conducting.

Wednesday, may 25 AT 7:30PM

Brett Dean’s Hamlet

Australian composer Brett Dean’s contemporary masterpiece arrives at the Met, in a riveting production by Neil Armfield. Allan Clayton stars as Shakespeare’s tortured Dane, alongside Brenda Rae as Ophelia, Eve Gigliotti as Gertrude, Rod Gilfry as Claudius, and John Relyea as the ghost of Hamlet’s father. Maestro Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut leading the anticipated premiere.

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Australian composer Brett Dean’s contemporary masterpiece arrives at the Met, in a riveting production by Neil Armfield. Allan Clayton stars as Shakespeare’s tortured Dane, alongside Brenda Rae as Ophelia, Eve Gigliotti as Gertrude, Rod Gilfry as Claudius, and John Relyea as the ghost of Hamlet’s father. Maestro Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut leading the anticipated premiere.

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