A new Verdi role for the soprano, a David Lang premiere, and a Tosca debut at the Met were among the highlights.
At the core of the “Ring” is the relationship between Wotan and Brünnhilde. The Metropolitan Opera’s old and new stagings offer divergent approaches.
An unexpected tenor at the Met, a slew of reviews and a two-piano spectacle were among the highlights.
Christine Goerke nearly quit opera before becoming one of the world’s top dramatic voices. Now she faces her biggest test: Wagner’s “Ring” cycle.
Gregory Kunde jumped into the second act, joining Anita Rachvelishvili as the starring couple in a strongly sung revival of Saint-Saëns’s opera.
Robert Lepage’s technically complex staging of Wagner’s four-opera cycle began rolling out on Saturday. While the set works, it’s still empty-headed.
A critic admits his love for an utterly traditional, utterly delightful production that will be replaced in the 2020-21 season.
A production's final run at the Met Opera, a young pianist and a Rameau recording were among the highlights.
Robert Carsen’s exhilarating yet melancholic production of Verdi’s “Falstaff” shows how an updating can bring fresh resonances to a repertory work.