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Fabio Luisi to Spend 2013-14 at Zurich Opera, the Met, La Scala and More! Fabio Luisi to Spend 2013-14 at Zurich Opera, the Met, La Scala and More!
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2013

In his second season as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera, Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winner Fabio Luisi premieres important new productions of Beethoven's Fidelio and Verdi's Aida, and conducts revivals of Bellini's La straniera, Offenbach's Les contes d'Hoffmann, and Verdi'sDon Carlo w... (more...)
The Met Summer HD Festival Returns with Live Screenings Today The Met Summer HD Festival Returns with Live Screenings Today
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2013

The Met's Summer HD Festival returns for its fifth year today, August 24, with ten free outdoor screenings of popular performances from the Met's award-winning Live in HD series.... (more...)
Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in the Met's PARSIFAL; Performance Airs Today on PBS Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in the Met's PARSIFAL; Performance Airs Today on PBS
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2013

Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in a new production of Wagner's final masterpiece Parsifal, staged by acclaimed French Canadian director Francois Girard in his Met debut, on Great Performances at the Met Today, July 28 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN w... (more...)
The Met Summer HD Festival Returns with Live Screenings, 8/24 The Met Summer HD Festival Returns with Live Screenings, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2013

The Met's Summer HD Festival returns for its fifth year on August 24, with ten free outdoor screenings of popular performances from the Met's award-winning Live in HD series. The festival, which more than 40,000 people attended last year, kicks off with a screening of the Met's acclaimed production ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Natalie Dessay and More in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Natalie Dessay and More in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by Stage Tube - July 15, 2013

La Traviata returns to cinemas on July 17. This summer, enjoy select encore performances from the award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater presentations. All encore performances will be shown at 7 pm local time. Summer HD Encore dates vary by location, so please check with your local movie t... (more...)
Joyce DiDonato Stars in MARIA STUARDA, Airing Today on PBS' 'Great Performances at the Met' Joyce DiDonato Stars in MARIA STUARDA, Airing Today on PBS' 'Great Performances at the Met'
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

Joyce DiDonato stars as Mary, Queen of Scots, in the first-ever Met production of Donizetti's intensely dramatic historical opera Maria Stuarda, on Great Performances at the Met today, Sunday, July 14 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.)... (more...)
Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in PARSIFAL on Met Debut, 7/28 Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in PARSIFAL on Met Debut, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2013

Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in a new production of Wagner's final masterpiece Parsifal, staged by acclaimed French Canadian director François Girard in his Met debut, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 28 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN ... (more...)
Berlioz's LES TROYENS Makes Rare Premiere on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 6/30 Berlioz's LES TROYENS Makes Rare Premiere on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2013

Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a rare revival of Berlioz's epic Les Troyens, based on Virgil'sAeneid on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 30 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera at 12:30 p.m.... (more...)
Joyce DiDonato Stars in MARIA STUARDA, Airing 7/14 on PBS' 'Great Performances at the Met' Joyce DiDonato Stars in MARIA STUARDA, Airing 7/14 on PBS' 'Great Performances at the Met'
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2013

Joyce DiDonato stars as Mary, Queen of Scots, in the first-ever Met production of Donizetti's intensely dramatic historical opera Maria Stuarda, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 14 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.)... (more...)
BWW Reviews: 'And the Winners Were...' A Report Card for the Metropolitan Opera's 2012-2013 Season BWW Reviews: 'And the Winners Were...' A Report Card for the Metropolitan Opera's 2012-2013 Season
by Richard Sasanow - May 17, 2013

The regular season just ended for the Metropolitan Opera--all that's left is a series of HD rebroadcasts on Lincoln Center Plaza and a couple of low profile concerts in New York City parks--and it's time for a look back at what kind of season it was. With seven new productions and 21 other operas in... (more...)
BWW Reviews: GOTTERDAMMERUNG Brings Another Twilight to the Met's RING BWW Reviews: GOTTERDAMMERUNG Brings Another Twilight to the Met's RING
by Richard Sasanow - May 09, 2013

Katarina Dalayman is one of a handful of top Wagnerian sopranos in the world, but for the first act of the Met's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, the climax of the Met's second 'Ring' cycle of the season, she didn't seem very heroic. Neither, for that matter, did tenor Jay Hunter Morris, who caused quite a stir whe... (more...)
Fabio Luisi Returns to Zurich Opera in Lead-Up to Second Season as General Music Director Fabio Luisi Returns to Zurich Opera in Lead-Up to Second Season as General Music Director
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2013

When Fabio Luisi took up his post as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera last fall, he helped launch a new era, marked by bold productions and inspired artistic collaborations. For the great Swiss opera house's newly announced 2013-14 season, he continues to build on this auspicious start. As... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Robert Lepage's RING is in full Rotation BWW Reviews: Robert Lepage's RING is in full Rotation
by Scott Frost - April 25, 2013

The first of three complete Ring Cycles concluded on Tuesday night at the Metropolitan Opera as our hero, Siegfried, his true love, Brunnhilde, as well as the entirety of Valhalla went up in a burst of video projected and staged lit flames behind the massive 45-ton set of 24 rotating planks come to ... (more...)
Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi Launches First of Three Met “Ring” Cycles with Das Rheingold Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi Launches First of Three Met “Ring” Cycles with Das Rheingold
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2013

To mark the bicentennial of Wagner's birth, Fabio Luisi launches three complete cycles of Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Metropolitan Opera with an account of Das Rheingold on Saturday, April 6. It was with his leadership of the two last operas of Wagner's epic saga that Luisi, the Met's Principal C... (more...)
The Met Celebrates Wagner's Bicentennial With Three Complete Cycles of Der Ring des Nibelungen in May The Met Celebrates Wagner's Bicentennial With Three Complete Cycles of Der Ring des Nibelungen in May
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera will commemorate the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth with three complete performances of his epic four-opera masterwork, Der Ring des Nibelungen. The Ring cycles will begin April 6 at 1 p.m. with Das Rheingold and continue through the last day of the Met season, Ma... (more...)
Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory for Tonight Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change Advisory for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2013

Michaela Martens will sing the role of Kundry in this evening's performance of Wagner's Parsifal, replacing Katarina Dalayman, who is ill.... (more...)
Metropolitan Opera 2013/2014 Season to Feature FALSTAFF, DIE FLEDERMAUS, PRINCE IGOR and More Metropolitan Opera 2013/2014 Season to Feature FALSTAFF, DIE FLEDERMAUS, PRINCE IGOR and More
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met p... (more...)
The Met: Live in HD's 2013-14 Season to Feature 10 Live Transmissions The Met: Live in HD's 2013-14 Season to Feature 10 Live Transmissions
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2013

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to movie theaters, will feature 10 productions in the 2013-14 season, offering a significant portion of the Met season to opera lovers around the world.... (more...)
The Met's 2013-14 Season to Feature 26 Operas, With 6 New Productions, Including a U.S. Premiere The Met's 2013-14 Season to Feature 26 Operas, With 6 New Productions, Including a U.S. Premiere
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met p... (more...)
Robert Lepage's Staging of THE TEMPEST at The Met to Air on PBS, 3/17 Robert Lepage's Staging of THE TEMPEST at The Met to Air on PBS, 3/17
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2013

British composer Thomas Ades conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary Masterpiece The Tempest, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare's final play.The Met's fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 17 at 12 noon on PBS (check local ... (more...)
Renee Fleming, Johan Botha to Star in 'Otello' on Great Performances' AT THE MET, 2/24 Renee Fleming, Johan Botha to Star in 'Otello' on Great Performances' AT THE MET, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2013

Verdi's Shakespearean tragedy OTELLO starring Johan Botha in the title role and Renee Fleming as Otello's innocent wife, Desdemona, airs on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, February 24 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings).... (more...)





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