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  • Metropolitan Opera - Samson and Delilah

    Until Mar 28, 2019

  • Metropolitan Opera - La Boheme

    Until Dec 13, 2018

  • Metropolitan Opera - Aida

    Until Mar 7, 2019

  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Until Apr 6, 2019

  • Metropolitan Opera - Carmen

    Until Feb 8, 2019

Metropolitan Opera - Samson and Delilah Poster

Metropolitan Opera - Samson and Delilah

Until March 28, 2019

Comprised of some of the most exquisite musical moments in French opera, Camille Saint-Saens' Samson and Delilah is his most commonly performed work of the genre. Experience its sumptuous, sweeping romance at the Met's exciting world premiere of Tony winning Broadway director Darko Tresnjak's new production, featuring the palpable on-stage chemistry of celebrated Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Granca and French tenor Roberto Alagna.

Metropolitan Opera - La Boheme Poster

Metropolitan Opera - La Boheme

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Until December 13, 2018

Franco Zeffirelli's spectacular production returns to the Met once more. Since its premiere in 1896, La Boheme has grown into one of the most beloved operas in the world, with only Puccini's other masterwork Madama Butterfly rivaling it for sheer popularity. This staging is split between two casts and conducted by Alexander Soddy and Marco Armiliato.

Metropolitan Opera - Aida Poster

Metropolitan Opera - Aida

Until March 7, 2019

The Egyptian-inspired epic returns for the 2018/19 season! The story of an Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radames, be swept up by Verdi's monumental score and the shimmering glory of this world-class production from Sonja Frisell with choreography from Alexi Ratmansky.

Metropolitan Opera: Tosca Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

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Until April 6, 2019

Undoubtedly the most highly regarded and beloved works in the canon, Puccini's tragic tale of revenge and murder is renewed by the Met this season with this brand new production from Sir David McVicar. Sharing the role of the sought after Primadonna will be Sondra Radvanovsky and rising star Jennifer Rowley. Sit back and be transported back Rome on the edge of invasion in this marvelous melodrama. As perfect for first timers as it is for seasoned audiences.

Metropolitan Opera - Carmen Poster

Metropolitan Opera - Carmen

Until February 8, 2019

Sir Richard Eyre's stunning production of Bizet's Carmen returns to the Met, with Clementine Margarine resuming the title role from her 2017 debut. The world-renowned opera tells the fiery story of Carmen and Don Jose, whose doomed love for her destroys them both.

Metropolitan Opera House

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Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

  • Year opened: 1966
  • Capacity: 3800
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

As part of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, this venue dedicated to ballet and opera first opened in 1966, replacing the original Metropolitan Opera House that opened in 1883 on Broadway, but was too small for advancing technology and stagecraft. It has a total of 4,000 seats, making it the largest purpose-built opera house in the world.

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