Metropolitan Opera

The 4th Annual Acoustic Experience of Echoes of Opera

It’s not every day that you get a chance to listen to opera music inside a massive grain silo. But that’s an opportunity that has presented itself, …

Buffalo

Pete Townshend Plots Short ‘Classic Quadrophenia’ Tour

Pete Townshend will perform The Who‘s famous 1973 double album <i>Quadrophenia</i> live with orchestral accompaniment at four concerts around America in …

Music

Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House | Atkin Olshin Schade Architects

We are designing a renovation to the National Historic Landmark Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House that will return the building to use as a live …

Opera

New York City Opera Presents Pride in the Park

See stars from New York City Opera's Pride Series productions (Brokeback Mountain and Angels in America) and other City Opera cast members, this …

Opera

How to Experience the Metropolitan Opera. We Count the Ways

The Metropolitan Opera House (2017). Photo courtesy Metropolitan Opera<p>The Metropolitan Opera, founded in 1880, is a prized jewel of New York City’s …

New York City

James Levine’s Legacy at Met Opera

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Despite a suggestion in a June 4 letter, the Metropolitan Opera is not separating itself from James Levine’s artistic legacy. While Mr. Levine will no longer be performing at the Met, historical data relating to all of the performances during his extensive Met career are available on …

Opinion

Iain Bell’s Stonewall Opera to Premiere at New York City Opera

The company’s 2018–2019 season will also include The Crucible.<p>Composer Iain Bell and librettist Mark Campbell’s <i>Stonewall</i> opera, exploring the 1969 …

Opera

The Met and James Levine

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Rising Star Helps Met Turn a Page” (review, Arts pages, May 21):<p>I find it ridiculous that the Metropolitan Opera has expunged James Levine from its history, “Our Story,” on its website, as well as from the Met’s Sirius XM radio channel. While I am in complete agreement with the …

Opinion

Suri Cruise hits the Hamptons

Suri Cruise attended DuJour magazine’s annual Hamptons kickoff bash at Gurney’s Montauk Yacht Club without mom Katie Holmes.<p>We’re told the daughter …

Tom Cruise

What Do Critics Think of the U.S. Premiere of the Brokeback Mountain Opera?

The New York City Opera production runs through June 4.<p>The U.S. premiere of Charles Wuorinen and Annie Proulx’s operatic adaptation of <i>Brokeback</i> …

Opera

PBS Now Streaming The Opera House Documentary, Charting the Building of the Met Opera House

The film from Susan Froemke explores the creation of the Met’s home at Lincoln Center over the past 50 years.<p>PBS is now streaming the documentary <i>The</i> …

The Arts

First Look at the U.S. Premiere of Brokeback Mountain Opera

The New York City Opera production runs through June 4.<p>The U.S. premiere of Charles Wuorinen and Annie Proulx’s operatic adaptation of <i>Brokeback</i> …

Opera

Yannick Nézet-Séguin signs to Deutsche Grammophon

10:16, 31st May 2018<p><b>Yannick Nézet-Séguin, music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra and incoming music director of the Metropolitan Opera, has</b> …

Metropolitan Opera

Great Performances: The Opera House | The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Lincoln Center | Great Performances | PBS

With remarks by Leonard Bernstein and President Eisenhower, plus music by the New York Philharmonic, Juilliard Chorus, and the Metropolitan Opera, …

The Arts

The Singing Bulldog

(YouTube link)<p>Walter Geoffrey is a French Bulldog who does not like to be ignored. Instead of barking to get attention, he'll sing an aria like he's …

Pets

Twilight of the Gods - The Ultimate Wagner Ring Collection by Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Jay Hunter Morris, Bryn Terfel, Eric Owens, Deborah Voigt, Eva-Maria Westbroek, James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Metropolitan Opera Ch

Preview, download or stream Twilight of the Gods - The Ultimate Wagner Ring Collection by Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Jay Hunter Morris, Bryn …

James Levine

Great Performances: The Opera House | Full Episode | Great Performances | PBS

<b>Great Performances: The Opera House</b>, the new documentary by multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker <b>Susan Froemke</b> (<i>Grey Gardens</i>; <i>Lalee’s Kin:</i> …

New York City

The Opera House Documentary, Chronicling the Building of the Met Opera House, Airs May 25 on PBS

The film from Susan Froemke explores the creation of the Met’s home at Lincoln Center over the past 50 years.<p>The documentary <i>The Opera House</i>, which …

The Arts

Great Performances: The Opera House | 5 Things You Didn't Know About the Opening of The Opera House | News | Great Performances | PBS

An early Wallace K. Harrison design for the new opera house at Lincoln Center. Rendering by Hugh Ferriss (1956–57). Credit: Courtesy Avery …

The Arts

Video gives first glimpse of Philly’s Metropolitan Opera House renovations

“Are you ready, Philadelphia?”<p>A new video branding Philly as a city of fighters, underdogs and comebacks, gives the first glimpse of major, multi-million dollar renovations done to the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera house, which is scheduled to reopen this year.<p>The Met Philadelphia—the building’s …

Opera

Ep. 100: Celebrating Arts Education at the Met Opera Guild

Opera

New York's Metropolitan Opera sues fired conductor James Levine in abuse case

<b>NEW YORK</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> New York's Metropolitan Opera has sued its former conductor James Levine, detailing seven alleged incidents of sexual abuse or …

James Levine

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra/Gražinytė-Tyla, Carnegie Hall, New York — a conductor to watch | Financial Times

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla is probably the most talked-about young conductor around, regardless of gender. But she is little known in New York, so her …

Los Angeles

The Metropolitan Opera sues former Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor James Levine for $5.2 million amid sexual misconduct allegations

Five more men have come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct by former Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor James Levine.In a lawsuit filed …

Crime

Five More Men Accuse James Levine of Sexual Misconduct

Five additional men have accused former Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine of sexual misconduct in a counterclaim filed by the Met on Friday, …

Crime

Metropolitan Opera Counter-Sues Former Conductor James Levine, Raises New Allegations

The Metropolitan Opera has filed a counter-lawsuit against its former conductor, James Levine, detailing allegations of abuse and sexual harassment …

James Levine

We Raided the Underground Metropolitan Opera Costume Closet and Wig Shop

Elissa Iberti, head of the costume shop, and Tera Willis, head of the wig shop, for the Met Opera. New York.<p>While we love exploring people’s closets …

The Arts

May Festival Announces Tenor Change

Due to illness, tenor Matthew Polenzani will be unable to perform in Verdi's Requiem on May 18, 2018.<p>Replacing Mr. Polenzani as tenor soloist on May …

Olivier Awards

James Levine's Recordings Withdrawn from Metropolitan Opera's Radio Channel

Performances by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine were withdrawn from the company’s Sirius XM satellite and online radio …

James Levine