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Closed May 26, 2016

The Met's concerts are “richly rewarding” and feature “pulsing, beautiful playing”

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Why See The Met Orchestra?

Kissin and Flemming Kick Off New Season

The world renowned Met Orchestra is back! Under the guidance of Music Director James Levine, they'll be showcasing an incredibly diverse repertoire featuring Evgeny Kissin tickling the ivories (rather powerfully) in Rachmaninoff's thrilling Piano Concerto No.2, enchanting soprano Renee Fleming performing a programme of Strauss' works and soprano Christine Goerke and tenor Johan Botha in excerpts from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.

Since his Met debut in 1971, Maestro Levine has collaborated with countless great singers, expanded the Met repertory in extraordinary ways, and launched the MET Orchestra’s annual concert series at Carnegie Hall, among other major milestones. Over the course of his four decades with the Met, Levine has elevated the quality of the orchestra, chorus, and ensemble to the highest level in the company's history.

Program:

Thurs May 19th:
Evgeny Kissin performs.
Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila - Glinka
Piano Concerto No. 2 - Rachmaninoff
Symphony No. 6, Pathetique - Tchaikovsky

Sunday May 22nd:
Renee Fleming Performs Strauss.
Le borgeois gentilhomme Suite, Op. 60
Four last Songs
"Meinem Kinde"
"Das Bachlein"
"Ruhe, meine Seele"
"Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland"
"Liebeshymnus"
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

Thursday May 26th:
Christine Goerke & Johan Botha perform excerpts from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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Opening night: 19 May 2016

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