Samson et Dalila: Behind the Scenes
Watch a time-lapse video documenting the Met’s scenic design shop working on a set piece for Darko Tresnjak’s new production of Samson et Dalila, which opens the 2018–19 season on September 24.
Experience Matthew Aucoin’s captivating new opera, a modern adaptation of the Orpheus myth based on Sarah Ruhl’s acclaimed play, starring Erin Morley as the fallen heroine. Production: Mary Zimmerman. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. 2021–22 season.
The perfect holiday treat, Massenet’s fairy tale returns in a new abridged, English-language adaptation, starring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. Production: Laurent Pelly. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume. 2021–22 season.
Holiday Magic at the Met
Celebrate the magic of opera this holiday season with a new English-language version of Massenet's Cinderella, in an abridged 90 minutes. 2021–22 season.
Eurydice: "This is what it is to love an artist" (Final Dress Rehearsal)
Erin Morley sings an excerpt from Eurydice’s second Act II aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Mary Zimmerman. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. 2021–22 season.
Eurydice: “Is there a problem here?”
Barry Banks and Erin Morley, as Hades and Eurydice, sing an excerpt from Act III in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Mary Zimmerman. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. 2021–22 season.
Eurydice: “Felix, qui potuit boni”
Joshua Hopkins and Jakub Józef Orliński sing excerpts from Orpheus and his Double’s Act III duet in a rehearsal for Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice. Opens November 23, 2021. Production: Mary Zimmerman. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
In Conversation: The MET Orchestra Chamber Ensemble
Met radio host Debra Lew Harder speaks with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Eurydice composer Matthew Aucoin, and members of the chamber ensemble to discuss their Carnegie Hall performance on November 21, 2021. Videography by Pete Scalzitti.