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

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  • Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

    Until Apr 11, 2020

  • Metropolitan Opera: La Cenerentola

    Until Apr 3, 2020

  • Metropolitan Opera: Werther

    Apr 4, 2020

  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Apr 15 - 18, 2020

  • Metropolitan Opera: Turandot

    Apr 17 - 25, 2020

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly Poster

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

Until April 11, 2020

Anthony Minghella's breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production returns, with the lead roles of Cio-Cio San shared by Hui He and Ana Maria Martinez. Widely known as the opera that inspired the Broadway musical Miss Saigon; the tragic story sees a young Japanese bride abandoned by her American husband for a new wife back home.

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Metropolitan Opera: La Cenerentola

Until April 3, 2020

La Cenerentola is an opera based on the traditional Cinderella story by the composer of The Barber of Seville, Gioachino Rossini. The Metropolitan Opera is bringing this music back to life as part of their 2019/2020 season. Conducted by the sensational James Gaffigan, mezzo-soprano rising star Tara Erraught takes on the title role and the incredible tenor Javier Camarena stars alongside her as Prince Charming.

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Metropolitan Opera: Werther

April 4, 2020

The irresistible tale of unrequited love unfolds tragically in Jules Massenet's lushly scored opera, based on Goethe's semi-autobiographical novel 'The Sorrows of Young Wether'. Sorrows they truly are as the brooding poet falls for the betrothed Charlotte and is driven to the brink of life itself when he realizes his chance at winning her is ultimately doomed.

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Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

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April 15 - 18, 2020

Undoubtedly the most highly regarded and beloved works in the canon, Puccini's tragic tale of revenge and murder returns to the Met in Sir David McVicar's stunning production. Returning to the production will be soprano Anna Netrebko who was titled as "magnificent" (New York Times) when she debuted the role in 2018. Sit back and be transported to Rome on the edge of invasion in this marvelous melodrama. As perfect for first-timers as it is for seasoned audiences.

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Metropolitan Opera: Turandot

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April 17 - 25, 2020

Sworn against love by the death of her mother, proud Princess Turandot prefers watching her suitors meet a grisly end and having their heads placed on spikes at the palace gates, yet they still vie to win her hand. When Calaf takes up the challenge, the unattainable beauty may have met her match in this lavish spectacle and final masterpiece from Puccini.

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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