The Metropolitan Opera

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The auditorium of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Photo: Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera

Since 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s radio broadcasts have brought performances from New York City to listeners around the world.

From its opening in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s leading opera companies. Today, the Met continues to present high-quality performances with many of the world’s most renowned artists, a superior company of orchestral and choral musicians, a large repertory of works, and the resources to make performances available to the public. Each season the Metropolitan stages more than 200 opera performances in New York which more than 800,000 people attend. Millions more, throughout the world, experience the Metropolitan Opera on television, through cinemacasts, radio, on tour and recordings.

Puccini’s Tosca

April 8, 2023, 12:00 pm

Sparks are sure to fly as some of opera’s most electrifying artists light up Puccini’s classic thriller.

Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier

April 15, 2023, 12:00 pm

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy.

Mozart’s Idomeneo

April 22, 2023, 12:00 pm

The opera that announced the young Mozart’s genius to the world returns to the Met stage, with acclaimed maestro Manfred Honeck making a notable company debut on the podium

Britten’s Peter Grimes

April 29, 2023, 12:00 pm

Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece delivers a tragically realistic rendering of the mistrust, misunderstandings, and dark secrets that lurk within even the closest communities

Puccini’s La Bohème

May 6, 2023, 12:00 pm

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Puccini’s timeless tragedy for the first time at the Met.

Verdi’s Aida

May 13, 2023, 12:00 pm

The mighty walls and towering monuments of Ancient Egypt once again fill the Met stage, as Verdi’s great spectacle returns.

Mozart’s Don Giovanni

May 20, 2023, 12:00 pm

Maestro Nathalie Stutzmann makes her Met debut conducting a star-studded cast led by baritone Peter Mattei as a magnetic Don Giovanni.

Terence Blanchard’s Champion

May 27, 2023, 12:00 pm

Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion.

Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte

June 3, 2023, 12:00 pm

One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years.

Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer

June 10, 2023, 12:00 pm

Season Finale: Following his acclaimed 2019 performances as Alberich in the Ring cycle, bass-baritone Tomasz Konieczny stars as the accursed Dutchman in Wagner’s eerie drama.