2022 Global Summer Camp
This year’s virtual Global Summer Camp was a great success! From June 20 to July 1, young opera fans from around the world joined us to explore Puccini’s La Bohème and Massenet’s Cinderella through conversation, crafts, artist chats, and more.
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Performing Across Europe
At the halfway point in their European and American tour, the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, conducted by Keri-Lynn Wilson, has played in some of the greatest halls across Europe in defense of Ukrainian culture. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Brahms’s Symphony No. 4
Maestro Keri-Lynn Wilson conducts the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra in the third movement of Brahms’s Symphony No. 4, followed by bows and ovations for Ukrainian soloists Anna Fedorova and Liudmyla Monastyrska.
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Valentin Silvestrov’s Symphony No. 7
The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, conducted by Keri-Lynn Wilson, performs Symphony No. 7 by Valentin Silvestrov, a Ukrainian composer who escaped Kyiv with his daughter and granddaughter in March.
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Nazar Stets
UFO principal bassist Nazar Stets discusses the value of cultural diplomacy and what it’s like to be a musician in Ukraine following the Russian invasion. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.
Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: First Day of Rehearsal
The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, organized by the Met and the Polish National Opera, has come together in Warsaw to begin rehearsals for its European and American tour, July 28–August 20. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.
Summer Encores 2022: La Bohème
Puccini’s heartbreaking love story returns to cinemas this summer, with Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano headlining a moving 2018 performance of Franco Zeffirelli’s beloved staging.
The Hours: Photo Shoot
Take a look behind the scenes at our recent photo shoot for The Hours, with Renée Fleming, Joyce DiDonato, Kelli O’Hara, and photographer Paola Kudacki. The curtain rises on Kevin Puts’s new opera November 22, 2022. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.