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Performer: Metropolitan Opera

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New York CityTurandot

Puccini: Turandot
Marco Armiliato; Franco Zeffirelli; Metropolitan Opera; Anna Anni; Gil Wechsler; Dada Saligeri

New York CityDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Sir Antonio Pappano; Otto Schenk; Metropolitan Opera; Günther Schneider-Siemssen; Rolf Langenfass; Gil Wechsler; Lise Davidsen

New York CityPorgy and Bess

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
David Robertson; James Robinson; Metropolitan Opera; J. David Jackson; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Donald Holder
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Stodgy staging mars rare Met Meistersinger revival

A cast comprised of the world’s leading Wagnerians, under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano, deserve better than Otto Schenk’s outdated and cartoonish production. 
***11
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The Met revives its legendary Turandot to mixed musical performances

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production of Turandot gets another revival with Christine Goerke and Yusif Eyvazov as the ice princess and Calaf.
***11
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The Metropolitan Opera performs a revelatory, original Boris Godunov

Forget Rimsky-Korsakov, forget the Polish act... Stephen Wadsworth's new production for The Met returns to Mussorgsky's original 1869 version of his Russian historical epic. 
*****
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: a new beginning for The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera finally reopens its doors on a new season, staging Terence Blanchard's powerful work for the first time.  
****1
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Garanča glows in The Met's Damnation de Faust

Edward Gardner's conducting brings out the nuances of Berlioz's complex score, but The Met's concert staging lacks theatrical thrust.
***11
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Aleksandra Kurzak impresses as the Met’s new Violetta

Michael Mayer’s colorful and busy production of La traviata returned to the Met with a triumphant performance of the title role by soprano Aleksandra Kurzak.
****1
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