Metropolitan Opera announces a benefit concert for Ukraine on 14 March 2022

The Met has announced A Concert for Ukraine to take place on Monday, 14 March at 6:00pm ET Performance to offer solidarity for Ukrainian citizens under attack, with all ticket sales and other proceeds supporting relief efforts in Ukraine. Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the Met Orchestra and Chorus and star soloists in a 70-minute program … Read more

The Metropolitan Opera in 2022-23

The Metropolitan Opera announces the most new productions in ten seasons, featuring the world-premiere staging of The Hours, the company premieres of Champion and Medea, and four more: FedoraLohengrinDon Giovanni, and Die Zauberflöte.

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct The Hours, LohengrinChampion, and La bohème

The roster of artists includes Roberto Alagna, Piotr Beczała, Angel Blue, Javier Camarena, Lise Davidsen, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Christine Goerke, Ryan Speedo Green, Kelli O’Hara, Matthew Polenzani, Sondra Radvanovsky, Sonya Yoncheva, and more

Debuting conductors include Manfred Honeck, Nathalie Stutzmann, and Jaap van Zweden

Ten operas will be transmitted live to cinemas across the globe as part of The Met: Live in HD series


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The George London Foundation awards top prizes to five exceptional aspiring opera singers

United StatesUnited States George London Foundation Awards Competition Finals: Soloists, Susanna Phillips (host), Michael Fennelly (piano). The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 25.2.2022. (RP)

Susanna Phillips (host), third from right, with 2022 George London Award winners (l to r) Erik Grendahl (baritone), Timothy Murray (baritone), Blake Denson (baritone), Megan Moore (mezzo-soprano) and Eric Ferring (tenor) © Jennifer Taylor

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Authentic Selves [2]: In pursuit of love – NY Philharmonic and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo

United StatesUnited States Various: Anthony Roth Costanzo (countertenor), New York Philharmonic / Jaap van Zweden (conductor). Alice Tully Hall, New York, 4.2.2022. (RP)

Anthony Roth Costanzo (countertenor), Jaap van Zweden (conductor) and the New York Philharmonic © Chris Lee

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