WQXR interviews mezzo-soprano Alice Coote who sings the role of Idamante in Mozart's Idomeneo.On stage and Live in HD worldwide, tomorrow, March 25. bit.ly/2nbRNtT

Fate and Forbidden Love in Mozart's 'Idomeneo'

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A sneak peak of Eugene Onegin in rehearsal, starring Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecień. Opens March 30. bit.ly/2n3dE8z

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"Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Countertenor already possesses a remarkable gift for intimate communication in a vast hall, combined with a voice of velvety gentleness...and a taste for adventure." The New York Times

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen is one of six winners from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals Concert.

Review: An Operatic Tryout Yields a Young Star

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03/23/2017 at 23:09. Facebook
*LIVE* Spring Highlights at the Met: Watch star soprano Renée Fleming and director Robert Carsen discuss the new production of Der Rosenkavalier with WQXR at the The Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR. Erin Morley and Alexey Dolgov perform. bit.ly/2mOcezH
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03/23/2017 at 19:38. Facebook
"Magnificent."—The Huffington Post
Aida is on stage through April 20. Daniele Rustioni conducts. bit.ly/2ntag4P

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03/23/2017 at 16:43. Facebook
#TBT Construction of the new Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, 1966. Learn more about the 50th Anniversary season at bit.ly/2jcbDGN

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03/23/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
#OTD Did you know that Elton John's Tony-Award winning Broadway musical Aida (based on the Verdi opera) premiered on this day in 2000? The Met's monumental production of Verdi's Aida returns tonight. Performances through April 20. bit.ly/2ntag4P
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03/22/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Join us tomorrow at The Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR as Renée Fleming and director Robert Carsen discuss the new production of Der Rosenkavalier opening April 13. More info: bit.ly/2nd6sq6

WQXR Presents Metropolitan Opera Spring Highlights

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03/22/2017 at 17:54. Facebook
Watch: Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb speaks with NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt about Trump’s budget proposal for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. To read Lincoln Center's full statement on saving the NEA, visit: bit.ly/2nOq0zB
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03/22/2017 at 16:44. Facebook
Don't miss Mozart’s Idomeneo Live in HD this Saturday, March 25! Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts an extraordinary ensemble cast including Matthew Polenzani, Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever and Alice Coote. Find your cinema here: bit.ly/2jGFRhB

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03/22/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Beethoven's Fidelio stars Adrianne Pieczonka. Performances through April 8. bit.ly/2lyXIrq

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To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of "The Audition," a behind-the-scenes look at the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the documentary is being offered at a reduced price on iTunes until March 25th. For this special offer and a complete catalog of Met Opera releases, visit bit.ly/iTunes-MetOpera.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy "The Audition" on iTunes at a Reduced Price

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The Metropolitan Opera
03/21/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Watch Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever, Alice Coote, and Matthew Polenzani sing the Act III quartet from Mozart's Idomeneo. James Levine conducts. On stage tonight, March 21. Live in HD worldwide, March 25. bit.ly/2mfXV6G
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03/21/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
Show your support for #ArtsAdvocacyDay! The Met Opera stands firmly in favor of continued federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and we ask that support for these agencies not be eliminated or diminished in any form. Read the full statement...
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03/21/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
Mozart's first operatic masterpiece, Idomeneo, is on stage tonight, March 21. Don't miss it Live in HD worldwide this Saturday, March 25. bit.ly/2mfXV6G
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03/20/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Don't miss the greatest stars in opera on stage this spring—Anna Netrebko (Eugene Onegin), Placido Domingo (La Traviata), and Renée Fleming (Der Rosenkavalier). More info: bit.ly/2ilPuVH
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03/20/2017 at 17:39. Facebook
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions!
Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano
Kirsten MacKinnon, Soprano
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Countertenor
Richard Smagur, Tenor
Kyle van Schoonhoven, tenor
Vanessa Vasquez, Soprano

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03/20/2017 at 14:42. Facebook
"Nur hurtig fort, nur frisch gegraben" Watch Adrianne Pieczonka and Falk Struckmann sing Leonora and Rocco's Act II duet from Beethoven's Fidelio. On stage tonight, March 20. Performances through April 8. bit.ly/2lyXIrq
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03/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"Adrianne Pieczonka brings an affecting blend of emotional vulnerability and valiant determination to Leonore."—The New York Times Beethoven's Fidelio is on stage tomorrow, March 20. bit.ly/2lyXIrq
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03/18/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Don't miss the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals Concert tomorrow, March 19! Nine young finalists* will compete for cash prizes and the chance to launch a major operatic career while accompanied by the Met Opera Orchestra. Renée Fleming hosts the festivites. bit.ly/2mgwpRX

*Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Cody Quattlebaum, Gabriella Reyes Ramirez, Samantha Hankey, Richard...
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