Peter Gelb on the 2020–21 Season
General Manager Peter Gelb provides an update on the 2020–21 season, which is now scheduled to open December 31 based on current information regarding the ongoing health crisis. June 1, 2020.
Salome: Discussion with Karita Mattila
In advance of the free Nightly Opera Stream of Strauss’s Salome, General Manager Peter Gelb spoke with soprano Karita Mattila about her experience singing the fearsome title role. May 29, 2020.
Met Education Virtual Discussion: L’Elisir d’Amore
Prior to the free student stream of Donizetti's L’Elisir d’Amore, tenor Matthew Polenzani and director Bartlett Sher joined Met Executive Stage Director Paula Suozzi to discuss the opera and take questions from students.
Free Student Streams: Artist Q&A Highlights
Each week, to assist students and teachers working and learning remotely, the Met offers a free opera stream specially selected for young audiences. The program also includes live virtual hangouts with artists, allowing students to interact directly
L'Amour de Loin: Discussion with Kaija Saariaho
In advance of the free Nightly Opera Stream of Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin, General Manager Peter Gelb spoke with the composer about her modern masterpiece. May 5, 2020.
At-Home Gala: “Va, pensiero”
The Met Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, perform “Va, pensiero” from Verdi’s Nabucco in a video assembled from individual takes and shown during the April 25, 2020, At-Home Gala. Edited by Pete Scalzitti.
At-Home Gala: “Ombra mai fù”
Members of the Met Orchestra viola section and Joyce DiDonato perform “Ombra mai fù” from Handel’s Serse in a video tribute to Vincent Lionti shown during the April 25, 2020, At-Home Gala. Edited by Pete Scalzitti.
At-Home Gala: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
The Met Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, performs the Prelude to Act III of Wagner’s Lohengrin in a video assembled from individual takes and shown during the April 25, 2020, At-Home Gala. Edited by Pete Scalzitti.