Rossini's Semiramide. Photo Ken Howard_Met Opera
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Semiramide

Attending the premier of the revival of Giacomo Rossini’s Semiramide at the Metropolitan Opera the week after Black Panther opened and the ski jumping...
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Salome

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts disgustingly. That seems to be the message behind Richard Strauss's opera.
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Madama Butterfly

Thank you, Fates, for putting us at the Metropolitan Opera on this rare night. Cio-cio-san, the Butterfly character upon whom the entire evening rests...
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Il Trovatore

Missing children, revenge killing, civil war, doomed love—another fabulous night at the Metropolitan Opera. And my word, this is the Verdi opera with ...
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Maria Stuarda

Star Power; have you ever had a friend say you must try something unfamiliar because there is a star you absolutely cannot miss? That is the experienc...
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The Barber of Seville

My cheeks still hurt from grinning.  This Barber of Seville is giddy, witty fun throughout. Fresh as a Broadway-worthy musical comedy, it’s powered...
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La Donna Del Lago

Joyce DiDonato’s tone is rich and lustrous as Elena, the ardor-inspiring Lady of the Lake, with a depth and force equal to the emotional gales she car...