Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student
Mar. 25 / 12:55PM
first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre
Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Levine. The
superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow;
mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante;
soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile
Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.
Apr. 22 / 12:55PM
setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in
Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri
Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and
Robin Ticciati conducts.
May 13 / 12:30PM
dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian
star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the
director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end
of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict
against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars
Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the
sparklingly perfect score.