Agrippina: “Pensieri, voi mi tormentate”
Joyce DiDonato sings an excerpt from Agrippina’s Act II aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Sir David McVicar. Conductor: Harry Bicket. 2019–20 season.
A Message from Peter Gelb
Met General Manager Peter Gelb addresses the cancelation of the remainder of the 2019–20 season and the challenges facing the company in this extraordinary and difficult time.
La Cenerentola in Rehearsal
Rossini’s effervescent take on the classic Cinderella story returns to the stage March 12, with Tara Erraught in the title role and Javier Camarena as her Prince Charming. James Gaffigan conducts. 2019–20 season.
Anna Netrebko returns as opera’s ultimate diva, starring in Sir David McVicar’s towering production. Bertrand de Billy conducts. On stage Mar 26–Apr 11. 2019–20 season.
Der Fliegende Holländer: Excerpts
Evgeny Nikitin and Anja Kampe sing excerpts from the Dutchman’s monologue and Senta’s ballad in the final dress rehearsal. Production: François Girard. Conductor: Valery Gergiev. 2019–20 season.
Der Fliegende Holländer in Rehearsal
Take a behind-the-scenes look at an early stage rehearsal for François Girard’s new production, starring Evgeny Nikitin and Anja Kampe. Opens March 2. 2019–20 season. Videography by Pete Scalzitti / Met Opera
Così fan tutte: “Per pietà, ben mio, perdona”
Nicole Car sings an excerpt from Fiordiligi’s Act II aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Phelim McDermott. Conductor: Harry Bicket. 2019–20 season. Videography by Pete Scalzitti / Met Opera
Simon McBurney on Die Zauberflöte
Watch a preview of director Simon McBurney’s new production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte,” featuring a brilliant ensemble cast conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Opens December 31, 2020.