Watch a trailer for Sir David McVicar’s Met-premiere production of Handel’s early masterpiece. Joyce DiDonato stars as the scheming Roman empress, with Harry Bicket on the podium. On stage February 6–March 7. 2019–20 season.
Britten’s Peter Grimes: Opens October 16
Benjamin Britten’s tragic masterpiece returns to the Met stage after 14 years, with acclaimed tenor Allan Clayton bringing his definitive interpretation of the title role to the Met for the first time. Opens October 16. 2022–23 season.
Medea: “Dei tuoi figli”
Sondra Radvanovsky sings an excerpt from Medea’s Act I aria in an early dress rehearsal. Production: David McVicar. Conductor: Carlo Rizzi. 2022–23 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.
Medea: “Or che più non vedrò”
Matthew Polenzani sings an excerpt from Giasone’s Act I aria in an early dress rehearsal. Production: David McVicar. Conductor: Carlo Rizzi. 2022–23 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.
Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy returns in Robert Carsen’s celebrated staging and features a brilliant ensemble cast led by baritone Michael Volle as the caddish knight Falstaff. Maestro Daniele Rustioni conducts. 2022–23 season.
Der Rosenkavalier: Trailer
A dream cast, which includes sopranos Lise Davidsen and Erin Morley and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, assembles for Strauss’s Viennese comedy. Maestro Simone Young takes the podium to oversee Robert Carsen’s fin-de-siècle staging. 2022–23 season.
Little Amal Arrives in New York City
Led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, members of the Met Orchestra and the Met Children’s Chorus welcomed Little Amal to New York City with a performance of “Evening Song” from Philip Glass’s Satyagraha. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.
Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk: In Rehearsal
Accompanied by the orchestra and conducted by Maestro Keri-Lynn Wilson, bass-baritone John Relyea and soprano Svetlana Sozdateleva rehearse an excerpt from Act II, Scene 4. 2022–23 season. Videography by Neville Braithwaite.