The superstar tenor brought richness and nuance to Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West,” but his singing seemed underpowered.
“Marnie,” based on the novel that inspired Hitchcock’s film, opens on Friday, the work of hundreds of people. It just took a couple of tough cuts.
Ann Ziff’s eclectic art collection is the product of decades she and her husband spent searching for things they loved to live with.
The Metropolitan Opera’s 1991 staging of “La Fanciulla del West,” which opened on Thursday evening, has cinematic polish but hollow realism.
The soprano’s performance was fully formed, dramatically deep and magnificently sung. Anita Rachvelishvili matched her as Amneris.
This revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s classic boasts a stellar young cast and an energetic new conductor.
David Frost juggles the sounds of orchestra players, unpredictable singers and moving sets to make broadcasts that are as high-quality as studio recordings.
The company opened its season with an inert, old-fashioned staging of Saint-Saëns’s “Samson et Dalila,” with Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca.
Turning the page with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, its first new music director since 1976, the Met is readying new works — and planning forays into its city.