Opera

Verdi’s Il Trovatore kicks off Great Performances at the Met, Season 10, followed in February by another Verdi opera, Otello.

GP at the Met: Peter Grimes

GP at the Met: Peter Grimes

Acclaimed tenor Anthony Dean Griffey tackles the title role in Benjamin Britten’s haunting Peter Grimes. Acclaimed tenor Anthony Dean Griffey tackles the title role in Benjamin Britten’s haunting Peter Grimes. Under investigation for unthinkable transgressions, Grimes proclaims his innocence in the face of the unrelenting accusations of his fellow townspeople.

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GP at The Met: I Puritani

GP at The Met: I Puritani

Patrick Summers conducts Sendro Sequi’s production of “I Puritani,” set during the English civil war in the 1640s. With Anna Netrebko (Elvira Walton), Eric Cutler (Lord Arturo Talbot), Franco Vassallo (Sir Riccardo Forth), John Relyea (Sir Giorgio Walton), Maria Zifchak (Queen Enrichetta), Eduardo Valdes (Sir Bruno Robertson), and Valerian Ruminski (Lord Gualtiero Walton).

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GP at The Met: Manon Lescaut

GP at The Met: Manon Lescaut

On the heels of her triumph in Jenufa, Finnish soprano Karita Mattila adds another landmark role to her Met repertory, the free-spirited beauty Manon Lescaut. Puccini’s early success tells the story of the magnetic attraction between two young lovers.

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GP at the Met: The Magic Flute

GP at the Met: The Magic Flute

The Julie Taymor production of Mozart’s opera, conducted by James Levine, stars: Ying Huang (Pamina), Matthew Polenzani (Tamino), Nathan Gunn (Papageno), Erika Miklósa (The Queen of the Night), and René Pape (Sarastro).

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