Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice

Season Finale: Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo stars as the mythic hero who ventures into the underworld to rescue his beloved Euridice, performed by soprano Ying Fang.

Massenet’s Cinderella

An all-new English translation with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess.

Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West

Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek gives a fearless performance as Minnie, the opera’s gun-toting heroine, who runs a saloon for a camp of rambunctious miners in the California Gold Rush.

Kevin Puts’s The Hours

Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s hit new opera triumphantly returns, as do the original trio of legendary divas—sopranos Renée Fleming and Kelli O’Hara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian makes her highly anticipated Met debut tackling the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy

John Adams’s El Niño

Eminent American composer John Adams returns to the Met after a decade-long hiatus for the company premiere of his acclaimed opera-oratorio, an extraordinarily dramatic retelling of the Nativity.

Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Terence Blanchard’s stirring drama returns following its landmark company premiere in 2021, with bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green starring as Charles.

Puccini’s La Rondine

Puccini’s bittersweet love story makes a rare Met appearance, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda.

J. Strauss’s Die Fledermaus

Celebrating the opera’s 150th anniversary with a performance featuring conductor Jeffrey Tate leading Kiri Te Kanawa (Rosalinde), Håkan Hagegård (Eisenstein), and more.

Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore

Exactly fifty years after its recording, a performance starring Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino), Judith Blegen (Adina), and more.

Verdi’s Requiem

Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium for a performance of Verdi’s soul-stirring Requiem alongside a thrilling quartet of soloists.

Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation.

Metropolitan Opera presents semi-staged ‘Turandot’ after stage malfunction

Franco Zeffirelli’s staging premiered in 1987 and is among the most lavish sets in Met history, recreating an imperial throne room with 199 people on stage.

Puccini’s Turandot

Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling vision of mythic China retakes the stage, with soprano Elena Pankratova making her Met debut as the legendary—and lethal—title princess.

Verdi’s La Forza del Destino

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendetta, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen as the lead role.

Listeners’ Choice: Verdi’s Ernani

A 1962 audience-favorite Met Broadcast featuring Carlo Bergonzi and Leontyne Price.

Mozart and Beethoven in Concert at the Met

Two concert presentations of pivotal classical works in performances from February 2023 and March 2022.

Met Opera Announces ’24–25 Season

Four contemporary operas have their Met premieres.

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera

Carlo Rizzi conducts an all-star ensemble that features soprano Angela Meade, Quinn Kelsey, and Charles Castronovo.

10 Operas by Black Composers You Should Know

Operas from the 19th century to today that depict Black stories.

Follow Live: Grammy 2024 Winners

Follow live on Sunday, February 4, as music’s biggest awards are given out!

Musical Events for Black History Month

Honor Black artistry with an entire month of exciting musical events — operas, chamber concerts, jazz orchestras, broadcasts, and more!

LA Opera scraps planned world premiere of Mason Bates’ ‘Kavalier and Clay’ adaptation over finances

“It was a very ambitious and therefore expensive project, and unfortunately in the current conditions, it wasn’t something that we can manage,” LA Opera CEO Christopher Koelsch said.

Bizet’s Carmen

The Met begins the New Year with a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works.

Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking

Starring Joyce DiDonato and Ryan McKinny, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts this landmark premiere of the most widely performed new opera of the last 20 years.

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