Metropolitan Opera


The New Met on Broad Street Announces Its Food & Bev Plan

Ahead of its December 2018 grand re-opening, Live Nation Philadelphia announced on Monday that Jean-Marie Lacroix’s Brûlée Catering will handle all food and drink operations at the newly […]


REVIEW: Manon Lescaut is a Triumph

Sometimes there is an opera staging that is so artistically sound that lovers of the art form can take a deep breath and think, “We’re okay!” […]


REVIEW: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Soars in Met Opera’s New Otello

Philadelphia sent a little touch of star quality to New York City’s Metropolitan Opera to lead the large-scale musical forces in a new production of […]


Philly’s Own Yannick Nézet-Séguin Opens Met Opera Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s own Yannick Nézet-Séguin will be opening the season at New York’s Metropolitan Opera this September in a brand new production of Verdi’s intense […]


A Tale of Two Verdis, a 100 Miles Apart

The fact that two major opera companies within 100 miles of each other are concurrently staging Verdi’s Don Carlo has caught national attention: Opera Philadelphia’s […]


Wilmington’s Susan Stroman Makes Sloppy Met Debut in The Merry Widow

Halfway through a bawdy can-can dance number at Maxim’s, which is supposed to be the height of Susan Stroman‘s new production of The Merry Widow […]


The Death of Klinghoffer : The Opera So “Controversial,” You Can’t See It in Philly

When I arrived at the Metropolitan Opera in New York to see The Death of Klinghoffer, the John Adams’s work that has caused an international […]


Curtis Institute Graduate Amanda Majeski To Make Early Metropolitan Opera Debut

The esteemed Curtis Institute of Music has yet another reason to celebrate: one of their graduates, soprano Amanda Majeski, will be making her Metropolitan Opera debut […]


Morning Headlines: Plans to Revitalize Metropolitan Opera on N. Broad

Curbed Philly has the scoop on some eyebrow-raising developments at the old Metropolitan Opera House at North Broad and Poplar. Eric Blumenfeld’s company (yes, that Eric […]


Philly to Get Two Screenings of Met Opera’s Otello Starring Renee Fleming

The Metropolitan Opera‘s lavish staging of Verdi’s Otello, staring legendary soprano Renee Fleming, will get two Philadelphia screenings as part of the opera company’s award-winning Live in […]