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.

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.

Puccini’s La Bohème

Soprano Elena Stikhina is the heartbreaking seamstress Mimì, and tenor Joseph Calleja is the role of the love-struck poet Rodolfo.

Verdi’s Nabucco

Ancient Babylon comes to life in a classic Met staging of biblical proportions.

Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro

The legendary Cesare Siepi sings one of his most popular roles in this historic broadcast—the effervescent servant Figaro in this classic performance from 1956.

Wagner’s Tannhäuser

Dashing Austrian tenor Andreas Schager returns as the knight Tannhäuser in Wagner’s ravishing opera of love, lust, and redemption.

Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas

Sung in Spanish and inspired by Gabriel García Márquez, Florencia en el Amazonas tells the story of an opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus… and to search for her lost lover.

Grammy 2024 Nominees Announced

Peruse the hopefuls for classical, jazz, soundtrack, and more!

Catching Up with Ryan Speedo Green

“It is rare, not only for a male singer who’s not a tenor, but especially a bass-baritone to be able to do this kind of concert with an orchestra like the Chicago Philharmonic.”

Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte

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

Terence Blanchard’s Champion

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

Mozart’s Don Giovanni

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

Grace Bumbry, 1st Black singer at Bayreuth, dies at 86

Bumbry was among the winners of the 1958 Met National Council Auditions. She had a recital debut in Paris that same year and made her Paris Opéra debut in 1960.

Mozart’s Idomeneo

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

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