Galas & Special Events
Please join us for gala premieres and other events throughout the 2019–20 season. To view pricing and benefits, click the links below. If you would like to place an order for one of our benefit events, please complete the corresponding RSVP form and send it to the Special Events Office via email, fax, or mail. Contact information is provided on each form.
For more information, please call 212-362-6000.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo takes on the title role of Philip Glass’s modern masterpiece Akhnaten, which has its Met premiere in a striking production by Phelim McDermott, conducted by Karen Kamensek. In addition to the performance, the evening features cocktails and dinner on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier.
This production was originally created by English National Opera and LA Opera
In collaboration with Improbable
Production a gift of the Rosalie J. Coe Weir Endowment Fund and the Wyncote Foundation, as recommended by Frederick R. Haas and Rafael Gomez
Additional funding was received from The H.M. Agnes Hsu-Tang, PhD. and Oscar Tang Endowment Fund, Dominique Laffont, Andrew J. Martin-Weber, The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Endowment Fund, American Express, and the National Endowment for the Arts
New Year’s Eve Gala
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
In an unprecedented program to celebrate the new year, Anna Netrebko pulls out all the Puccini stops, starring as Mimì, Tosca, and Turandot in one gala evening. The star soprano will sing Act I of La Bohème, opposite tenor Matthew Polenzani, and Act I of Tosca and Act II of Turandot, opposite tenor Yusif Eyvazov. Conducted by Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and featuring an outstanding cast that also includes baritones Quinn Kelsey and Davide Luciano, and bass-baritones Evgeny Nikitin and Christian Van Horn, this will be an evening not to be missed. Each of the acts will be fully staged and costumed in the respective (and spectacular) Zeffirelli and McVicar productions.
- 5:30PM Performance
- Post Performance Dinner Dance
Der Fliegende Holländer
Der Fliegende Holländer
Monday, March 2, 2020
Valery Gergiev conducts the premiere of director François Girard’s bold new staging of Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer, starring bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel in the title role. In addition to the performance, the evening features cocktails and dinner on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier.
A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; L’Opéra de Québec; and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam
Production a gift of Veronica Atkins