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New York CityLa traviata

Aleksandra Kurzak (Violetta) © Marty Sohl | Met Opera
Verdi: La traviata
Karel Mark Chichon; Michael Mayer; Metropolitan Opera; Christine Jones; Susan Hilferty; Aleksandra Kurzak; Dmytro Popov

New York CityPorgy and BessNew production

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
David Robertson; James Robinson; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Kevin Short; Eric Owens

New York CityLa Damnation de Faust

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust
Edward Gardner; Robert Lepage; Metropolitan Opera; Bryan Hymel; Michael Spyres; Carl Fillion; Ildar Abdrazakov

New York CityLe nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Cornelius Meister; Sir Richard Eyre; Metropolitan Opera; Rob Howell; Étienne Dupuis; Mariusz Kwiecień

New York CityAgrippinaNew production

Handel: Agrippina
Harry Bicket; Sir David McVicar; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Joyce DiDonato; Brenda Rae
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Aleksandra Kurzak impresses as the Met’s new Violetta

Aleksandra Kurzak (Violetta) © Marty Sohl | Met Opera
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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Bleak and hopeless: William Kentridge's Wozzeck at the Met

Peter Mattei (Wozzeck) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
Despite theatrical drawbacks, this Wozzeck is heartily recommend due to Yannick Nézet-Séguin's staggering understanding of all facets of Berg's score.
****1
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Met’s family-friendly Magic Flute vanquishes the forces of darkness

David Portillo (Tamino) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
New York City's Metropolitan Opera restages its shorter, family-friendly version of Mozart's The Magic Flute with great music and delightful visuals.
*****
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Camilla Nylund makes impressive Met debut in Rosenkavalier revival

Camilla Nylund (Marschallin) © Karen Almond | Met Opera
The Met revives Robert Carsen's updated production of Der Rosenkavalier with a strong cast led by Camilla Nylund.  Sir Simon Rattle led the Met Orchestra in an inspired and detailed reading of the score.
*****
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Tchaikovsky’s tale of dark obsession sparkles with notable Met debuts

Igor Golovatenko (Yeletsky) and Lise Davidsen (Lise) © Ken Howard | Met Opera
The young soprano Lise Davidsen scored a successful debut at the Met, with impressive support by conductor Vasily Petrenko, also making a debut, led a memorable revival of Pique Dame
****1
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