Please join us for gala premieres and other events throughout the 2013–14 Season. To view pricing and benefits, click the links below. If you would like to place an order for one of our benefit events, please complete the corresponding reply form and send it to the Special Events Office via Email, fax, or mail. Contact information is provided on each form. For more information, please call 212-362-6000.

  • On Stage at the Met

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Enjoy a cocktail reception on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier, followed by a black-tie dinner on stage honoring Howard Solomon, Chairman of Forest Laboratories, and Sarah Billinghurst Solomon, the Met’s Assistant General Manager for Artistic Administration. This very special evening will include dancing, tributes, and musical performances by Met stars.

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  • Opening Night Gala
    EUGENE ONEGIN
    New Production Premiere

    Monday, September 23, 2013
    5:30 pm  Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm  Performance
    Post-performance Cast Dinner

    The 2013–14 season begins with Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Piotr Beczala starring in Deborah Warner’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s romantic drama. Valery Gergiev conducts the Opening Night Gala performance, which will be followed by a gala cast dinner, sponsored by Deutsche Bank. Additional funding is provided by Manhattan Jaguar.

    Production a gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Nicholas F. Taubman

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  • Gala Premiere
    FALSTAFF
    New Production

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    6 pm  Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm  Black-tie Dinner
    8 pm  Performance
    Intermission Champagne and Dessert

    Music Director James Levine conducts the new production premiere of Verdi’s final masterpiece. Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role, and Angela Meade and Stephanie Blythe also star in Robert Carsen’s new staging. Cocktails and a gala dinner on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier precede the performance.

    Production a gift of the Betsy and Ed Cohen / Areté Foundation Fund for New Productions & Revivals, and Harry and Misook Doolittle 

    Additional funding from The Gilbert S. Kahn & John J. Noffo Kahn Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. William R. Miller

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  • New Year's Eve Gala
    DIE FLEDERMAUS
    New Production Premiere

    Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    6:30 pm  Performance
    Post-performance Black-tie Dinner Dance

    Celebrate the start of 2014 with the ultimate New Year’s Eve event: the beloved Johann Strauss favorite, seen in a new production by Jeremy Sams. Adam Fischer conducts a cast led by Susanna Phillips and Christopher Maltman. The gala performance is followed by dinner and dancing on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier.

    Production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund; and
    Howard Solomon, in honor of his wife, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon

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  • Gala Premiere
    WERTHER
    New Production

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    6 pm  Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm  Black-tie Dinner
    8 pm  Performance
    Intermission Champagne and Dessert

    Sophie Koch and Jonas Kaufmann star in Massenet’s passionate opera based on Goethe. Alain Altinoglu conducts the premiere of Richard Eyre’s new production. Cocktails and a gala dinner on the Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier precede the performance.

    The production of Werther was made possible by a generous gift from
    Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie R. Eveillard

    Major funding was received from Rolex

    Additional funding was received from
    The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.;
    the Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa; and
    The Gilbert S. Kahn & John J. Noffo Kahn Foundation

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