"If you liked The Little Mermaid, you’ll love Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák." Check out BuzzFeed's listicle of opera composers! Rusalka is on stage through March 2: bit.ly/2kEMNQv

15 Times Opera Composers Took Your Favorite Stories And Made Them Even Better

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The 2017-18 Season includes a new production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte. A winning cast, starring Kelli O'Hara and Christopher Maltman, comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy, set in Coney Island in the 1950s. bit.ly/2kxRGG6

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02/19/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
"When Vittorio Grigolo sings the role, you believe it. Both brazen and intimate, his muscular voice crinkling with emotion, he may be the most galvanically convincing singer in the world today." —The New York Times
Watch Mr. Grigolo sing the Act I aria "Ô nature, pleine de grâce" from Massenet's Werther. Performances through March 9. bit.ly/2jZdPwD
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02/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Or an opera aficionado! Tell us your score in the comments below. Explore which operas will appear in the Met's 2017-18 season at metopera.org.

If You Get 15/15 On This Extremely Difficult Quiz, You’re Probably An Opera Singer

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02/18/2017 at 21:45. Facebook
This season's production of Don Giovanni will be broadcast on Great Performances l PBS tomorrow, February 19. Check your local listings here:
(In New York, Thirteen WNET New York will air the program at 12:30PM.)

Great Performances at the Met: Mozart's Don Giovanni, February 19

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02/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Listen *LIVE* on the radio to Bellini's I Puritani today at 1PM EST. Javier Camarena and Diana Damrau star in the bel canto masterpiece. Maurizio Benini conducts. bit.ly/2kbILO6

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02/17/2017 at 20:08. Facebook
Watch Jamie Barton become Ježibaba in this hyperlapse video with Principal Makeup Artist, Jimmy Cortes. Ms. Barton stars in Dvořák’s Rusalka through March 2. Live in HD worldwide on Feb 25. bit.ly/2i6wScu
(Heard is Ježibaba’s “Čury mury fuk” from Act I of Rusalka)
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02/17/2017 at 17:19. Facebook
"I do not often blush while sitting in the darkness of an opera house. But when Massenet’s Werther opened at the Metropolitan Opera...Vittorio Grigolo declared his love for the young, respectable Charlotte, artfully weaving and fervently flinging vocal lines at and around her, I’m not embarrassed to admit I found myself getting flushed." Zachary Woolfe from the The New York Times on Massenet's...
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02/17/2017 at 15:15. Facebook
Did you know that Dvořák’s Rusalka is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid?" Rusalka is on stage tonight. Performances through March 2. Kristine Opolais stars in the title role. bit.ly/2i6wScu
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02/16/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
Tune-in Alert! Listen live on our website and SiriusXM Radio (Channel 74) to the season premiere of Massenet's Werther. Vittorio Grigolo and Isabel Leonard star. Tonight, Feb 16 at 7:25 PM ET. bit.ly/2jZdPwD

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02/16/2017 at 20:46. Facebook
We’re *LIVE* with soprano Kristine Opolais, currently starring in the title role of Dvořák's Rusalka. Send us your questions for Kristine in the comments below! bit.ly/2i6wScu
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02/16/2017 at 17:46. Facebook
Werther opens TONIGHT, 2/16: Watch Isabel Leonard sing Charlotte's Letter Scene from Act III of Massenet's heartbreaking opera.
TICKETS: bit.ly/2jZdPwD
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02/16/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
Join us today at 3:30PM for a *Live* Q&A with soprano Kristine Opolais, currently starring in Dvořák's Rusalka and on stage next season in Puccini's Tosca! Send us your questions in the comments below. Performances of Rusalka through March 2. bit.ly/2i6wScu

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02/15/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Massenet's Werther opens tomorrow, 2/16! Watch Vittorio Grigolo sing the title character's aria "Pourquoi me réveiller" from Act III.
Tickets: bit.ly/2jZdPwD
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02/15/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
2017–18 Season: Watch a preview of Sir David McVicar's new production of Bellini's Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. Explore the 2017–18 season: bit.ly/2kxRGG6
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02/15/2017 at 17:02. Facebook
We are delighted to announce the Met’s 2017–18 season featuring five new productions, two of which are Met Opera premieres.

The season opens Sep 25 with Bellini’s Norma, followed by a ravishing new vision for Puccini’s Tosca, set in the Napoleonic era, new stagings of Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Massenet’s Cendrillon, and the U.S. premiere of Thomas Adès’s acclaimed new opera The...
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02/15/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
The 2017-18 Season has been announced! More info and the complete line-up: bit.ly/2kxRGG6

Sondra Radvanovsky as Bellini's Norma

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02/14/2017 at 23:15. Facebook
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, check out some of the most romantic lines in letters written by the great composers to their partners, lovers and muses. Courtesy of Classic FM.

Heart-breaking quotations from the great composers' love letters

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02/14/2017 at 20:11. Facebook
"Only love is true. It is divine!" Vittorio Grigolo and Isabel Leonard sing Werther and Charlotte's Act III duet from Massenet's Werther. Opens Feb 16. bit.ly/2jZdPwD
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02/14/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: Tomorrow, Feb 15, we announce the 2017-18 at 12PM EST. Stay tuned for an exciting line up! Subscriptions for next season go on sale tomorrow.

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