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Quinn Kelsey, Baritone, Wins Beverly Sills Artist Award

The award, for young singers who have already appeared in featured solo roles at the Metropolitan Opera, comes with $50,000.

The mighty Quinn

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

Baritone Quinn Kelsey has been named the recipient of the tenth annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera.

Met Opera adds Maillol sculptures to BofA collateral

The Metropolitan Opera Association Inc., as part of an agreement to renew a crucial $30 million credit line, pledged more of the artwork that adorns its home in New York's Lincoln Center to lender... To view the full story, click the title link.

Valery Gergiev wants to make music, but the West brings up Putin

Leaving the Metropolitan Opera recently after hearing Valery Gergiev conduct Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" and Bartók's "Bluebeard's Castle," I walked past a handful of shivering Ukrainian activists standing in the frigid cold on the sidewalk. They waved banners reading "GERGIEV...

Valery Gergiev wants to make music, but the West brings up Putin

Leaving the Metropolitan Opera recently after hearing Valery Gergiev conduct Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" and Bartók's "Bluebeard's Castle," I walked past a handful of shivering Ukrainian activists standing in the frigid cold on the sidewalk. They waved banners reading "GERGIEV...

Metropolitan Opera 2015-16

Short version: new productions of Otello, Elektra, Lulu, Manon Lescaut, Pearl Fishers, and Roberto Devereaux. HD broadcasts of all six new productions plus Il Trovatore, Tannhaeuser, Turandot, and Madama Butterfly. Additional revivals...Show More Summary

String of pearls: the Met’s 2015-2016 season

last weekArts : Parterre Box

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015-16 season will present 227 opera performances in a varied repertory, ranging from rarely performed masterpieces to perennial audience favorites.   The season features six new productions: Verdi’s Otello,...Show More Summary

Bob Simon Remembered as a Journalist, Father, Hero

“60 Minutes” correspondents Morley Safer and Steve Kroft were among those who eulogized Bob Simon at his private funeral at the Metropolitan Opera House this morning. The service, which got underway around 10:45am, was attended by 150 close friends and colleagues. Show More Summary

Met Opera: DiDonato Soars in Rossini's "La Donna del Lago"

It is always a special occasion when the Metropolitan Opera stages a premiere and its first production of Rossini's melodious and stirring La Donna del Lago boasts the exquisite Joyce DiDonato in the title role and Juan Diego FlorezShow More Summary

’60 Minutes’ Tough Guy Bob Simon Had A Not-So-Secret Passion For Classical Music: Guest Column

Nearly 12 years ago I found myself sitting with Bob Simon at Gabriel’s restaurant, a 60 Minutes haunt, discussing a possible profile of the Russian maestro Valery Gergiev. Smeeta Sharon, a friend of Bob’s from the Metropolitan Opera had a feeling the brilliant, globe-trotting maestro…

Lincoln Center Will Bring Concerts to the South Bronx

A series of free concerts and other events will include the New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera.

Critic's Pick: 'Ghosts of Versailles'

3 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

When the Metropolitan Opera gave the world premiere in 1991 of John Corigliano’s “The Ghosts of Versailles” — which Los Angeles Opera brings to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, the first of six performances running through March 1 — there was...

Critic's Pick: 'Ghosts of Versailles'

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

When the Metropolitan Opera gave the world premiere in 1991 of John Corigliano’s “The Ghosts of Versailles” — which Los Angeles Opera brings to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, the first of six performances running through March 1 — there was...

Love it to death

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

Mariusz Trelinski will direct Tristan und Isolde for Metropolitan Opera in a production that will premiere there on opening night 2016.

For your eyes only

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

"Don’t bother with The Loft or The Boy Next Door: the most spine-chilling thriller currently playing isn’t on the screen of your local multiplex but on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera."

The Metropolitan Opera - Les Contes d'Hoffmann - HD Live

Les Contes d'Hoffmann - act oneMetropolitan Opera, New York Offenbach Les Contes d'Hoffmann; Vittorio Grigolo, Thomas Hampson, Kate Lindsey cond: Yves Abel, dir: Bartlett Sher; HD Live broadcast from Metropolitan Opera, New York Reviewed...Show More Summary

Triumph, protest at Met's 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'

Premieres of “Iolanta” and “Bluebeard’s Castle” at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday brought soaring singing and sour protest.

Met Opera: Love and Obsession in 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'

At first thought, the heroines of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle wouldn't seem to have a lot in common. But as the Metropolitan Opera's snow-delayed opening of those two seemingly disparate one-acts showed, both...Show More Summary

When They Cancel a Performance at the Met, There’s a Good Reason

last monthArts : ArtsBeat

The weather forecasts were alarming, but in the end it was the decision by city and state officials to shut down virtually all means of transportation in New York City at 11 p.m. that forced officials at the Metropolitan Opera reluctantly to call off Monday night’s planned premiere of its new production of Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” and Bartok’s “Bluebeard's Castle.”

Dud snowstorm wallops Met Opera, Broadway

The Metropolitan Opera may have taken the biggest blow from the Blizzard That Wasn't on Monday because it was forced to cancel a benefit gala that was to take place after a premiere of a new... To view the full story, click the title link.

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