La Bohème: “Sì, mi chiamano Mimì”
Ailyn Pérez sings an excerpt from Mimì’s Act I aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Franco Zeffirelli. Conductor: Marco Armiliato. 2019–20 season.
Anthony Roth Costanzo Discusses Akhnaten
The day after the Met premiere of "Akhnaten," countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, who stars in the title role, speaks with Live in HD host Christine Goerke about singing Philip Glass’s masterpiece. 2019–20 season.
John Froelich on Lighting Madama Butterfly
Met Resident Lighting Designer John Froelich speaks with Live in HD host Christine Goerke about the artistic and practical aspects of lighting "Madama Butterfly" and all of the Met’s other spectacular productions. 2019–20 season.
Puppetry in Madama Butterfly
Kevin Augustine, Tom Lee, and Jonothon Lyons explain how they breathe life into the puppet that acts as Cio-Cio-San’s child in Anthony Minghella’s production. Videography by Pete Scalzitti / Met Opera
Philip Glass’s masterpiece of ancient Egypt has its Met premiere November 8 and runs through December 7, in a mesmerizing new production by Phelim McDermott. Anthony Roth Costanzo stars in the title role, and Karen Kamensek conducts. 2019–20 season.
Akhnaten: Hymn to the Sun
Anthony Roth Costanzo sings an excerpt from Akhnaten’s Act II Hymn to the Sun in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Phelim McDermott. Conductor: Karen Kamensek. 2019–20 season.
Watch as five different productions take the Met stage over the course of a 48-hour period. 2019–20 season.
La Bohème: “Quando m’en vo’”
Olga Kulchynska sings an excerpt from Musetta’s Act II aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Franco Zeffirelli. Conductor: Marco Armiliato. 2019–20 season.