Press Releases

Feb 15, 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Become Met Music Director in September 2018, Two Seasons Earlier Than Originally Planned

Sep 26, 2017 Gayletha Nichols to Retire from Met National Council Auditions

Aug 28, 2017 The Opera House - A film by Susan Froemke

Jul 20, 2017 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017 Summer HD Festival Will Once Again Offer Ten Free Screenings of Met Performances on Lincoln Center Plaza From August 26 Through Labor Day

Jul 13, 2017 Five Young Artists Join the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artists Development Program

Apr 11, 2017 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017 Summer Recital Series Offers Six Free Concerts Featuring Rising Opera Stars

Feb 15, 2017 The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 Season Will Feature 220 Performances of 26 Works, With Five New Productions, Including Two Met Premieres

Jan 31, 2017 Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton Wins the 2017 Beverly Sills Artist Award

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

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

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

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