The conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla led the ensemble at Carnegie Hall a few hours after the Met filed a lawsuit against its former music director, James Levine.
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A lawsuit filed on Friday details previously unreported accusations of harassment and abuse against Mr. Levine, the Met’s longtime conductor.
Mahler (twice over), the Kronos Quartet and Daniil Trifonov were among the highlights.
In Romantic drama it’s mainly women who go mad — usually because of love. But opera and ballet take their mad heroines in opposite directions.
The company awarded five winners of its annual National Council Auditions, perhaps the most prestigious competition in opera.
The soprano, 33, once thought people were crazy for thinking she should sing Donizetti’s crazed heroine. Now she’s doing it at the Met Opera.
Two singers dropped out of the title role in the Metropolitan Opera’s shaky revival of “Roméo et Juliette,” with Plácido Domingo conducting.
Ms. Netrebko sang the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca” for the first time anywhere at the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday, and proved magnificent.
Listen and compare two Metropolitan Opera singers as they’re captured on both turn-of-the-20th-century wax cylinders and modern technology.
Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” from 1899, opened at the Metropolitan Opera in a delightful production starring the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.