After More Than a Century, The Met Will Stage Opera Composed by a Woman

FEBRUARY 18, 2016

The season will feature 225 performances of 26 operas in a varied repertory that ranges from 18th century masterpieces to one of the most acclaimed operas in recent years.

The repertoire for the company’s 132nd season will include the Met premiere of Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s 2000 opera L'Amour de Loin, as well as new stagings of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, Rossini’s Guillaume Tell, Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, Dvořák’s Rusalka, and Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.

A gala concert on May 7, 2017 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the company’s Lincoln Center location with performances by some of opera’s leading stars honoring the Met’s past and future... READ MORE

Author: Robert Viagas
Source: Playbill

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