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Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
7 May 2017
'An unforgettable operatic celebration of this important milestone.'
The Metropolitan Opera invites you to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary in their Lincoln Center home with a magical gala featuring some of the biggest stars in opera, performing pieces from Porgy and Bess, Samson et Dalila and more, including their inaugural production, Samuel Barber's Antony & Cleopatra that had its world premiere at the venue September 16, 1966.
Expect a glittering evening of performance and reminisces from the last fifty years of the internationally renowned company as they recreate the 'crescendo of splendor' from opening night in true Met Opera style!
Scheduled to appear
Piotr Beczala, Ben Bliss, Javier Camarena, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Plácido Domingo, Michael Fabiano, Renee Fleming, Juan Diego Florez, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Elina Garanca, Susan Graham, Mariusz Kwiecien, Isabel Leonard, Zeljko Lucic, Amanda Majeski, Angela Meade, James Morris, Anna Netrebko, Kristine Opolais, Eric Owens, Rene Pape, Matthew Polenzani, Rolando Villazon, Michael Volle, Pretty Yende, Sonya Yoncheva, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Opening night: 7 May 2017
Closing night: 7 May 2017
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