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New York CityLucia di Lammermoor

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Roberto Abbado; Mary Zimmerman; Metropolitan Opera; Daniel Ostling; Mara Blumenfeld; Massimo Cavalletti; Luca Salsi

New York CityTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Bertrand de Billy; Sir David McVicar; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Anna Netrebko; Yusif Eyvazov

New York CityCendrillonNew production

Joyce DiDonato (Cendrillon) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
Massenet: Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Bertrand de Billy; Laurent Pelly; Metropolitan Opera; Barbara de Limburg; Joyce DiDonato; Stephanie Blythe

New York CityRoméo et Juliette

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Plácido Domingo; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Ailyn Pérez; Andrea Shin

New York CitySamson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)New production

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)
Sir Mark Elder; Darko Tresnjak; Metropolitan Opera; Alexander Dodge; Linda Cho; Elīna Garanča; Roberto Alagna
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A pleasant Cendrillon première at the Metropolitan Opera

Joyce DiDonato (Cendrillon) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
Laurent Pelly’s staging provided some of the most memorable moments in this performance of Cendrillon
****1
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Superb Yoncheva and Beczała in Met's Luisa Miller

Sonya Yoncheva (Luisa) and Piotr Beczała (Rodolfo) © Chris Lee | Metropolitan Opera
The role of Luisa, some of the daintier coloratura aside, fits Sonya Yoncheva like a glove. 
*****
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Guanqun Yu's Liù the shining star of Turandot at The Met

Guanqun Yu (Liù) © Richard Termine | Metropolitan Opera
Amidst mixed vocal performances, competent orchestral playing and spectacular staging, Guanqun Yu took the limelight as a devout and sincere Liù.
***11
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Little regard for Mozart and da Ponte in Met's Così

Serena Malfi (Dorabella) and Adam Plachetka (Guglielmo) © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
Phelim McDermott’s new Met production is set in Brooklyn’s Coney Island in the late 1950s and is brilliantly vivid looking, but Mozart's music plays second fiddle. 
***11
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Elektra's misery: up close and personal at The Met

Christine Goerke (Elektra) and Mikhail Petrenko (Orest) © Karen Almond | Metropolitan Opera
"She commands the stage, she commands the notes, she commands the tension": Christine Goerke's portrayal of Elektra haunts The Met. 
*****
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