Classical Beat: Metropolitan Opera


Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Muhly’s “Two Boys” hits Met, misses connection

Nico Muhly’s new internet opera “Two Boys” at the Met tries to touch all bases, but fails to touch the heart.

By Anne Midgette  |  08:39 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:16 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Levine returns with gusto to Met “Cosi”

James Levine returned to the Metropolitan Opera after two years with Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte.”

By Anne Midgette  |  12:16 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Met opening night: Netrebko, “Onegin,” realism and its discontents

Metropolitan Opera opens season with Anna Netrebko in “Eugene Onegin.”

By Anne Midgette  |  05:26 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 10/11/2012

The return of the native: Levine back at Met?

The Metropolitan Opera claims James Levine will conduct a May concert and three productions in the 2012-13 season.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:13 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Met season opener: ‘L’Elisir,’ reviewed

Preliminary coverage of opening night at the Metropolitan Opera.

By Anne Midgette  |  04:54 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Crowdsourcing Met HD, Part I

Two readers respond to the Metropolitan Opera’s HD broadcast of Verdi’s “La traviata,” with Natalie Dessay.

By Anne Midgette and William Grote  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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