Wagner’s Tannhäuser wins the maestro’s time and attention as James Levine deals with reduced energy, leaving Berg’s Lulu (seen in photo) to others.
One of Verdi’s most popular operas, compete with the Anvil Chorus, Il Trovatore is spellbinding to watch, glorious to hear and our preview has some special excerpts from the October 3 Live in HD program which is coming to Pittsfield and Great Barrington.
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez star in Rossini’s bel canto tour-de-force, based on the Scottish tale by Sir Walter Scott.
Two rarely performed one act operas will be featured on February 14, in the next Met Live in HD Series, both works inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s.
Watch our clips of Vittorio Grigolo as he stars in the title role of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffman), next up in the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series on thousands of movie screens.
Coming up in short order are The Met’s Live in HD Telecasts to local theaters. On the schedule are Macbeth Oct.11 , Marriage of Figaro Oct. 18 and Carmen Nov. 1. We have video previews.
This Summer Renée Fleming will grace the boards at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, while also singing Desdemona on screen as part of The Met’s Live in HD series.