VIDEO: Get A First Look At LA BOHEME at The Met OperaVIDEO: Get A First Look At LA BOHEME at The Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Three casts of captivating artists bring Puccini's classic tragedy of bohemian friends and lovers to life in Franco Zeffirelli's immortal staging. Tenors Matthew Polenzani, Roberto Alagna, and Joseph Calleja trade off as the exuberant Rodolfo, alongside sopranos Ailyn Pérez, Hei-Kyung Hong, and Maria Agresta as the fragile Mimì. Marco Armiliato and Emmanuel Villaume share conducting duties. (more...)

VIDEO: The Met Announces Live In HD 2019/20 SeriesVIDEO: The Met Announces Live In HD 2019/20 Series
by BWW News Desk - 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 Nézet-Séguin. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBSVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city's wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. Hosted by four-time Grammy-winning soprano Renée Fleming, the multi-genre concert special features performances by Fleming, Tony-winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco, three-time Grammy-winning folk legend John Prine, Grammy-winning pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), Grammy-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling and many more in a celebration of Chicago's rich and diverse vocal music legacy. (more...)

VIDEO: Preview THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 SeasonVIDEO: Preview THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Tickets go on sale today for the Met's Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series' 2017-18 season, which begins on October 7 with the company's new production of Bellini's Norma. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Opera Stars To Honor Hilary Clinton During Trump Inauguration
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2017

The world's most celebrated artists come together to honor Hillary Clinton on January 20th, 2017. Glen Roven set two of Clinton's speeches to music, and singers like Patricia Racette, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee and Matthew Polenzani raise their voices to bring peace and healing to our country. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: James Levine Receives Standing Ovation for Return to the Met in 'Così fan tutte'
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2013

Music Director James Levine returns to the Met podium after a two-year absence, greeted by a standing ovation to conducts Mozart's 'Così fan tutte' on September 24, 2013. Check out the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Natalie Dessay and More in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by Stage Tube - Jul 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 theater for all details. Get HD Encore locations & tickets at: http://bit.ly/TraviataEncore (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Joyce DiDonato and More in MARIA STUARDA
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera presents MARIA STUARDA, now running through January 26, 2013. Approximate running time 2 hrs. 46 min. Mary Stuart (Joyce DiDonato) faces off with Elizabeth I (Elza van den Heever) in this clip from Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA, opening New Year's Eve! Check it out below! (more...)