This revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s classic boasts a stellar young cast and an energetic new conductor.
Elina Garanca, Anna Netrebko and newcomers rehearse “Samson et Dalila,” “Aida” and “La Bohème” for the Metropolitan Opera’s opening week.
The bass, a famed Falstaff and Boris Godunov, reflects on half a century of opera as he prepares for one of his final Met performances.
Puccini, composer of the beloved opera, had a rival in telling the story of artistic life at a cafe.
The young soprano Aida Garifullina expands the role and branches out with her first album.
Mr. Green sings “Vecchia zimarra” from Act IV of Puccini’s opera.
This Franco Zeffirelli production of Puccini’s opera, which made its debut in 1981, returned to the Met with a talented and energetic cast.
This simple but touching production showcases fledgling performers who were coached through a Martina Arroyo Foundation program.