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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Soprano Susanna Phillips on Singing Mozart at the Metropolitan Opera by Christopher Browner

The Alabama-born singer performs as Countess Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, opening November 16.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Met Opera Presents the Company Premiere of Philip Glass’ Akhnaten by Christopher Browner

Director Phelim McDermott’s production stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo as the title pharaoh and mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges in her Met debut as Nefertiti, from November 8–Decemb…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Soprano Anita Hartig Talks About Performing La Traviata at the Met Opera by Christopher Browner

Michael Mayer's new production of the Verdi masterpiece, starring tenor Stephen Costello as Alfredo and Plácido Domingo and Artur Rucińsk sharing the role of Germont, continues through Apr…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

La Traviata Returns to the Met Opera With a Bold New Production by Christopher Browner

Tony winner Michael Mayer's new staging of Verdi’s masterpiece stars Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Flórez in the lead roles, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting. It …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena on Careers, The Pearl Fisher, and Singing in French by Christopher Browner

Last seen at the Met in 2017's l Barbiere di Siviglia, the duo return for another Bizet opera.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Darko Tresnjak, Alexander Dodge, and Linda Cho on Making Their Met Debuts With Samson et Dalila by Christopher Browner

The Tony-winning director of Anastasia and his longtime designers give new life to the Saint-Saëns classic.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

How The Met’s Tosca Replicates the Grandeur of Rome by Christopher Browner

Sonya Yoncheva, one of opera’s most exciting artists, takes on the riveting title role of Puccini’s Tosca for the first time in her career, amidst life-like sets of the Eternal C…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Powerhouse Mezzo_Soprano Susan Graham On Returning to The Merry Widow by Christopher Browner

As the opera favorite prepares for the Metropolitan Opera production, resuming December 14, she talks about what keeps her coming back to the role after 15 years.

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Powerhouse Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham On Returning to The Merry Widow by Christopher Browner

As the opera favorite prepares for the Metropolitan Opera production, resuming December 14, she talks about what keeps her coming back to the role after 15 years.

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