This production ran: May 1

This Production is in the past


Marco Armiliato, Conductor

Nadine Sierra, Host and Guest Artist

Some of today’s greatest singers got their start in the Metropolitan Opera Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition (previously the National Council Auditions), including Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Eric Owens, Stephanie Blythe, Hei-Kyung Hong, Lawrence Brownlee, Michael Fabiano, Lisette Oropesa, Christian Van Horn, Jamie Barton, Anthony Roth Costanzo, and Nadine Sierra.

Come see the 2022 Finalists compete for cash prizes and the chance to launch a major operatic career while accompanied by the Met Orchestra, conducted by Marco Armiliato.

This event will be broadcast on Met Opera Radio (SiriusXM channel 355) and streamed live on the Met website.

All audience members must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and wear face masks at all times inside the Met, except when eating or drinking in designated areas. For more information on health and safety policies, visit our commitment page.


Timeline for the show, Laffont Grand Finals Concert

Estimated Run Time

2 hrs 40 mins


  • PART I

    60 mins


    20 mins


    80 mins