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Met Opera: TURANDOT (Encore)

Jul 24

Met Opera: TURANDOT (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Maria Guleghina plays the ruthless Chinese princess of the title, whose hatred of men is so strong that she has all suitors who can’t solve her riddles beheaded


Met Opera: LA TRAVIATA (Encore)

Jul 17

Met Opera: LA TRAVIATA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Natalie Dessay stars as Verdi’s most beloved heroine in Willy Decker's stunning production, first seen at the Met in 2010. Matthew Polenzani is her lover, Alfredo, and Dimitri Hvorostovsky sings his stern father, Germont. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.


Met Opera: ARMIDA (Encore)

Jul 10

Met Opera: ARMIDA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Armida is a fanciful and magical tale with “an epic, enchanted quality and a tremendous visual element.”


Met Opera: CARMEN (Encore)

Jun 19

Met Opera: CARMEN (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

It is one of the inalienably great works of art. It's sexy, in every sense. And I think it should be shocking.


Met Opera: GIULIO CESARE

Apr 27

Met Opera: GIULIO CESARE 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s inventive production—which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005.


Met Opera: RIGOLETTO (Encore)

Apr 26

Met Opera: RIGOLETTO (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960—an ideal setting for this eternal conflict of depravity and innocence. In this production, inspired by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua, with Željko Lucic as his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto. Diana Damrau is Rigoletto’s daughter—and their victim. Michele Mariotti conducts.


Met Opera: FRANCESCA DA RIMINI (Encore)

Apr 14

Met Opera: FRANCESCA DA RIMINI (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Zandonai’s compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno, returns in the Met’s ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.


Met Opera: PARSIFAL (Encore)

Apr 7

Met Opera: PARSIFAL (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Director François Girard’s timeless new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece explores the many facets of this mystical score, while designer Michael Levine (Eugene Onegin) creates a surreal landscape. Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom. His fellow Wagnerian luminaries include Katarina Dalayman as the mysterious Kundry, Peter Mattei as the ailing Amfortas, Evgeny Nikitin as the wicked Klingsor, and René Pape as the noble knight Gurnemanz. Daniele Gatti conducts.


Met Opera: LES TROYENS (Encore)

Mar 24

Met Opera: LES TROYENS (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale musical forces.


Met Opera: FRANCESCA DA RIMINI

Mar 16

Met Opera: FRANCESCA DA RIMINI 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

Zandonai’s compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno, returns in the Met’s ravishingly beautiful production, last seen in 1986. Dramatic soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and tenor Marcello Giordani are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts.


Met Opera: PARSIFAL

Mar 2

Met Opera: PARSIFAL 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

Director François Girard’s timeless new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece explores the many facets of this mystical score, while designer Michael Levine (Eugene Onegin) creates a surreal landscape.


Met Opera: AIDA (Encore)

Feb 24

Met Opera: AIDA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

The Met’s unforgettable production of Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska and Hui He. The story centers on the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radamès, played by Roberto Alagna. The proud Egyptian princess Amneris is played by Olga Borodina. Fabio Luisi conducts this revival, which features recent choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.


Met Opera: MARIA STUARDA (Encore)

Feb 22

Met Opera: MARIA STUARDA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

Fresh from her triumph in the Met’s The Enchanted Island, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, one of the world’s most exciting singers, takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots. 
Having scored a major success with his production of Anna Bolena, director David McVicar now turns to the second opera of Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy, which explores regal characters at fateful moments of their lives. Elza van den Heever sings Elizabeth I, and Maurizio Benini conducts.


Met Opera: RIGOLETTO

Feb 16

Met Opera: RIGOLETTO 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960—an ideal setting for this eternal conflict of depravity and innocence.


Met Opera: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Encore)

Feb 10

Met Opera: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Encore) 

Pollak Theatre - 12:55 PM

Accompanied by a thrilling score, Verdi’s vivid characters grapple with life and love, betrayal and death. Director David Alden’s dreamlike setting provides a compelling backdrop for this dramatic story of jealousy and vengeance. Marcelo Álvarez stars as the conflicted king; Karita Mattila is Amelia, the object of his secret passion; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is her suspicious husband. Kathleen Kim is the page Oscar, and mezzo-soprano powerhouses Dolora Zajick and Stephanie Blythe take turns singing the fortuneteller Ulrica. Fabio Luisi conducts.