• MetTalks

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Werther

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Metropolitan Opera Auditorium

Richard Eyre’s new production of Massenet’s opera stars Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch. Met radio host Margaret Juntwait welcomes the director, conductor Alain Altinoglu, designer Rob Howell, and members of the cast for a conversation about their collaboration.

 
       
   

Past Events

 
   

 

Eugene Onegin

Monday, September 16, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Metropolitan Opera Auditorium

Director Deborah Warner's new production of Tchaikovsky's fateful romance is directed by Fiona Shaw and stars Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Piotr Beczala. General Manager Peter Gelb discusses this season-opening staging with members of the cast and production team.

     
   

Two Boys

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM
Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Nico Muhly’s acclaimed opera, first seen in London in 2011, has its Met premiere in a production by Bartlett Sher. Peter Gelb talks with the composer, director, conductor David Robertson, and tenor Paul Appleby about bringing this thrilling contemporary work to the stage.

     
   

Die Fledermaus

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 6:00 pm
Bruno Walter Auditorium at the
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Jeremy Sams directs a new production of Strauss’s beloved work, featuring new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane. The two artists discuss their vision with Peter Gelb.
     
   

Prince Igor

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Bruno Walter Auditorium at the
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Borodin’s Russian epic returns to the Met for the first time in almost 100 years, in a new production by Dmitri Tcherniakov. Ildar Abdrazakov sings the title role, with Gianandrea Noseda on the podium. Director, conductor, and leading man are joined by Peter Gelb for a discussion about this exciting new staging.

 

 

Die Fledermaus

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 6:00 pm
Bruno Walter Auditorium at the
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Jeremy Sams directs a new production of Strauss’s beloved work, featuring new English dialogue by playwright Douglas Carter Beane. The two artists discuss their vision with Peter Gelb.