Review: A Surprise Star Steals the Met’s ‘Il Trovatore’

Appearing through Feb. 15, Anita Rachvelishvili turns Azucena, the haunted and haunting Gypsy, into the opera’s riveting, volatile central figure.

Review: Met Opera’s Dreary January Is Brightened by ‘Cav/Pag’

A revival of this classic red-sauce double bill, starring Roberto Alagna, is part of a January all too dominated by Italian standards.

Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Tosca’ Overcomes Months of Chaos

The stakes were high and the cancellations many. What the Met delivered was fine singing in a traditional-looking, scrupulously inoffensive production.

Behind the Scenes of ‘Tosca,’ the Messiest Production in Met History

A lavish new staging of Puccini’s “Tosca,” envisioned as an act of redemption, loses three singers and two conductors. But the show must go on.

See How the Met Built ‘Tosca,’ Its Biggest Production of the Season

The Metropolitan Opera’s army of artisans has been working for a year to bring 19th-century Rome to life in a new production of Puccini’s “Tosca.”

Review: Listening at the Met, After James Levine

Performances of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and “Norma” provided a glimpse at the post-Levine company, and offered reflections of social and political upheaval.

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.