Nixon in China: News Aria (James Maddalena)
Excerpt from Nixon's Act 1 aria from John Adams's "Nixon in China." James Maddalena (Nixon). Conductor: John Adams. Production: Peter Sellars (2011). Clip taken from the 2011 Live in HD transmission.
A New Traviata for the Met
A short documentary about the beginning of Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s tenure as Met Music Director and the creation of a new production of Verdi’s La Traviata, starring Diana Damrau. Filmmaker: Bob Richman. 2018–19 season.
La Traviata: Trailer
Watch a trailer for Michael Mayer’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata. Yannick Nézet-Séguin, in his first performances as Met Music Director, conducts an all-star cast led by Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Flórez. On stage through December 29.
La Traviata: “Addio, del passato”
Diana Damrau sings Violetta’s Act III aria in the final dress rehearsal. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production: Michael Mayer. 2018–19 season.
La Traviata: “O mio rimorso!”
Juan Diego Flórez sings Alfredo’s Act II cabaletta in the final dress rehearsal. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production: Michael Mayer. 2018–19 season.
La Traviata: “Libiamo, ne’ lieti calici”
Diana Damrau (Violetta), Juan Diego Flórez (Alfredo), and the Met Chorus sing the Act I drinking song in the final dress rehearsal. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Production: Michael Mayer. 2018–19 season.
Plácido Domingo: 50 Years at the Met
This season, the legendary Plácido Domingo celebrates the 50th anniversary of his Met debut. Over the course of his unsurpassed career with the company, he has sung more than 650 performances of 52 roles.
Il Trittico: “Era eguale la voce?”
Plácido Domingo sings the title character’s aria from “Gianni Schicchi” in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Jack O’Brien. Conductor: Bertrand de Billy. 2018–19 season.