Galas & Special Events
Please join us for gala premieres and other events throughout the 2021–22 season.
For more information, please call 212.362.6000.
New Year's Eve Gala
Friday, December 31, 2021 6PM ET
Ring in the new year at the Met with the premiere of Bartlett Sher’s bold, Art Deco–inspired new production of Verdi’s timeless tragedy, starring baritone Quinn Kelsey, soprano Rosa Feola, and tenor Piotr Beczała, and conducted by Daniele Rustioni. The gala festivities include a glamorous post-performance dinner dance, followed by fireworks on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier.
Production a gift of C. Graham Berwind, III – Director, Spring Point Partners LLC; Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa; and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Montrone
Verdi's Don Carlos
Monday, February 28, 2022 6:30PM ET
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the very first Met performance of the original five-act French version of Verdi’s grand masterpiece. A star-studded cast comes together in a gripping new production by David McVicar, including tenor Matthew Polenzani, soprano Sonya Yoncheva, mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča, and bass Eric Owens. This epic gala evening includes a cocktail reception and dinner before the performance, and dessert during intermission.
Production a gift of †Edwin C. Holmer III, and The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund
Additional support by the Hermione Foundation, Laura Sloate, Trustee
Major support provided by Rolex
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Saturday, April 23, 2022 8PM ET
Soprano Nadine Sierra stars in the title role, alongside tenor Javier Camarena as Edgardo, for the premiere of an electrifying new staging by acclaimed Australian theater and film director Simon Stone. Join us for cocktails and dinner before the performance, and dessert at intermission.
Production a gift of the Trust of Michael Tapper, and the Rosalie Coe Weir Endowment Fund