Review: Star Singers Lift a Muddled ‘Norma’ at the Metropolitan Opera

The greatness of a Bellini classic shines through a dimly lit new production.

James Levine to Replace Andris Nelsons in the Met’s New ‘Tosca’

The conductor flip comes after the hotly anticipated new production, set to open on New Year’s Eve, also ended up with a new leading duo of singers.

Highlights From the Met Opera’s 2017-18 Season

The schedule includes a starry, new “Tosca”; a premiere of Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel”; and a Mozart work set in Coney Island.

A Night (and Many Days) Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera

To capture the work that goes into an opera’s elaborate staging, James Estrin, a Times photographer, observed weeks of rehearsals for the Met’s “Roberto Devereux.”


‘Roberto Devereux’ at the Met, and a Soprano’s Triple Crown

In a Metropolitan Opera first, Sondra Radvanovsky completed Donizetti’s Tudor cycle, confirming her stardom.


Review: In Pairing of ‘Pagliacci’ and ‘Cavalleria Rusticana,’ One Rises Above the Other

David McVicar stages Leoncavallo and Mascagni’s operas in the same Sicilian village square, two world wars apart at the Metropolitan Opera.


Review: At Met Opera, ‘Pagliacci’ Goes Vaudeville as ‘Cavalleria’ Turns

David McVicar’s new productions of “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” opened on Tuesday at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.