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Review: DON CARLO Returns to the Met, This Time in Italian Photo Review: DON CARLO Returns to the Met, This Time in Italian
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 13, 2022

Last season, the company gave its first presentation of the French version (that’s the one called DON CARLOS, with a final S to his first name), in the five-act version that lasted almost 5 hours. This year, we’re back to Italian, under Carlo Rizzi’s firm baton, in one of a number of versions (this one running about 4 hours) of DON CARLO, which uses shortcuts to tell the story elements deleted with the excision of the first act (usually referred to as “the Fontainebleau scene”).

Verdi's DON CARLO to Return to the Metropolitan Opera in November Photo Verdi's DON CARLO to Return to the Metropolitan Opera in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Verdi’s sweeping historical tragedy Don Carlo will return to the Metropolitan Opera for nine performances of the four-act Italian version November 3–December 3, 2022,  following the successful company premiere of the five-act French version last season.

Yulia Matochkina to Replace Anita Rachvelishvili in Metropolitain Opera's DON CARLO Photo Yulia Matochkina to Replace Anita Rachvelishvili in Metropolitain Opera's DON CARLO
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022

Yulia Matochkina will make her Met role debut as Eboli in Verdi's Don Carlo, replacing Anita Rachvelishvili. Russian mezzo-soprano Yulia Matochkina, who made her Met debut last season as Maddalena in Verdi's Rigoletto, has previously sung Eboli at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, and the New National Theatre in Tokyo.

The Met Launches New Streaming Platform, Making Live Simulcasts Available for Home Au Photo The Met Launches New Streaming Platform, Making Live Simulcasts Available for Home Audiences
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the launch of The Met: Live at Home, a streaming platform that allows audiences to watch the Met’s acclaimed series of live simulcasts from any device in the comfort of their homes—the latest effort by the company to reach as broad a public as possible.

Conductor Carlo Rizzi to Return To The Metropolitan Opera To Open 2022/23 Season With Photo Conductor Carlo Rizzi to Return To The Metropolitan Opera To Open 2022/23 Season With Cherubini's MEDEA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

Carlo Rizzi will return to The Metropolitan Opera to open the 2022/23 season, marking his 30th anniversary year with the Company.

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season Photo VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for the Met’s 2022–23 Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, which features ten spectacular productions, including exciting company premieres, new productions, and repertory favorites, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Watch an all new trailer and get a first look inside the productions and season!

Cast Changes Announced for Metropolitan Opera DON CARLO And DER FLIEGENDE HOLLĂ„NDER Photo Cast Changes Announced for Metropolitan Opera DON CARLO And DER FLIEGENDE HOLLĂ„NDER
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022

Metropolitan Opera has announced cast changes for their produciions of Don Carlo and Der Fliegende Holländer.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022â€"23 Season, Featuring RenĂ©e Fleming, Kelli O' Photo The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022â€"23 Season, Featuring RenĂ©e Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2022–23 season, which features seven new productions, the most in ten seasons. Opening Night is September 27 with the company premiere of Cherubini’s Medea, starring soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role alongside tenor Matthew Polenzani in David McVicar’s new staging, conducted by Carlo Rizzi.

The Metropolitan Opera's Free Summer HD Festival to Return to Lincoln Center Photo The Metropolitan Opera's Free Summer HD Festival to Return to Lincoln Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

The Met’s popular Summer HD Festival returns on Saturday, August 28, featuring a lineup of ten free encore presentations from the company’s popular Live in HD series, as well as a special pre-festival screening of Susan Froemke’s acclaimed documentary The Opera House.

Restart Stages to Conclude This September with A NIGHT WITH DEAF BROADWAY and More Photo Restart Stages to Conclude This September with A NIGHT WITH DEAF BROADWAY and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced artistic works celebrating iconic civil rights leaders, accessibility in the arts, and the rich history of dance in New York City coming to Restart Stages this September—the outdoor performing arts center created to champion the revival and recovery of New York City arts.

Peter Mattei Videos

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For The Met: Live in HD's 2022/2023 Season

by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for the Met’s 2022–23 Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, which features ten spectacular productions, including exciting company premieres, new productions, and repertory favorites, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Watch an all new trailer and get a first look inside the productions and season!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met Opera's WOZZECK in Rehearsal Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met Opera's WOZZECK in Rehearsal

by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2019

Beginning December 27, Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a brilliant new staging of Berg's masterpiece by William Kentridge, starring Peter Mattei and Elza van den Heever. On stage through January 22. 

VIDEO: The Met Announces Live In HD 2019/20 Series Videoplay
VIDEO: The Met Announces Live In HD 2019/20 Series

by Alan Henry - Aug 26, 2019

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 14th season on October 12, with the Met's production of Puccini's Turandot, starring Christine Goerke in the title role, led by the Met's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, Yannick NĂ©zet-SĂ©guin.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At DON GIOVANNI at The Met Opera Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At DON GIOVANNI at The Met Opera

by Alan Henry - Feb 11, 2019

Baritone Peter Mattei and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni star as opera's most notorious seducer in Mozart's masterpiece of dark comedy. Cornelius Meister makes his Met debut conducting performances that also include sopranos Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Guanqun Yu as Donna Anna, sopranos Federica Lombardi and Susanna Phillips as Donna Elvira, and basses Ildar Abdrazakov and Adam Plachetka as Leporello. 

VIDEO: WGN Shares First Look at Season Two of Hit Drama Series OUTSIDERS, Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

WGN America has shared the compelling extended trailer for season two of its hit original drama, OUTSIDERS, which will return today, January 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

VIDEO: WGN Shares First Look at Season Two of Hit Drama Series OUTSIDERS, Premiering 1/24
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 16, 2016

WGN America has shared the compelling extended trailer for season two of its hit original drama, OUTSIDERS, which will return on Tuesday, January 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Broadway Veteran Phyllis Somerville in WGN America's OUTSIDERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2016

WGN America's new original scripted drama 'Outsiders,' premiering Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT,explores the epic battle of the Farrell Clan, a tight-knit family of renegades who have lived atop the rugged Shay Mountain for over two hundred years, as they fight to defend their land and their way of life from the town below and anyone who would dare to challenge them.Below, we've got an exclusive clip, in which Asa (Joe Anderson) speaks to the leader, Lady Ray (theater vet Phyllis Somerville) about the outside world from which he's just returned. Check it out below!

VIDEO: WGN America Reveals Extended Trailer, Debut Date for OUTSIDERS
by - Nov 16, 2015

WGN America has shared a full-length trailer for its intense and gritty original drama OUTSIDERS and announced the highly anticipated series will premiere Tuesday, January 26 at 9 PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: WGN Reveals First Look New Series OUTSIDERS, Premiering in 2016
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 14, 2015

During the season two premiere of WGN America's critically acclaimed series 'Manhattan' lasst night, the network gave viewers a first-look at their upcoming drama, OUTSIDERS (premiering early 2016) with the release of a dramatic first trailer.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at EUGENE ONEGIN at The Met
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2013

Marina Poplavskaya and Peter Mattei take on the roles of the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Deborah Warner's new production of Tchaikovsky's fateful romance, which opened the Met season in September, directed by Fiona Shaw. Rolando VillazĂłn is Lenski, Onegin's friend-turned-rival, in his first performances on the Met stage since 2009. Russian maestro Alexander Vedernikov makes his company debut on the podium. Check out a sneak peek below!