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Donizetti’s Anna Bolena – New Production
October 15, 2011, 1:00-5:10 p.m.
October 16, 1:00
Anna Netrebko opens the Met season with her portrayal of the ill-fated queen driven insane by her unfaithful king. She sings one of opera’s greatest mad scenes in a production that also stars Elīna Garanča as her rival, Jane Seymour, and Ildar Abdrazakov as Henry VIII. Marco Armiliato conducts.
Mozart’s Don Giovanni – New Production
October 29, 2011, 1:00-4:50 p.m.
October 30, 1:00
Mariusz Kwiecien brings his youthful and sensual interpretation of Mozart’s timeless anti-hero to the Met for the first time, under the direction of Tony Award®-winning director Michael Grandage and with James Levine conducting. A troupe of refined Mozartians appears in this new production, including Marina Rebeka, Barbara Frittoli, Isabel Leonard, Matthew Polenzani, Ramón Vargas, and John Relyea. Gerald Finley steps into the title role later in the season, and Andrew Davis also conducts.
Wagners’s Siegfried– New Production
November 5, 2011, 12:00-5:51 p.m.
November 6, 1:00
In part three of the Ring, Wagner’s cosmic vision focuses on his hero’s early conquests, while Robert Lepage’s revolutionary stage machine transforms itself from bewitched forest to mountaintop love nest. Gary Lehman sings the title role and Deborah Voigt’s Brünnhilde is his prize. Bryn Terfel is the Wanderer. James Levine conducts.
November 19, 2011, 1:00-5:08 p.m.
November 20, 1:00 p.m.
The Met’s visually extravagant production is back for an encore engagement. Richard Croft (right) once again is Gandhi in Philip Glass’s unforgettable opera, which the Washington Post calls “a profound and beautiful work of theater.”
December 3, 2011, 12:30-4:45 p.m.
December 4, 1:00 p.m.
Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth’s much-heralded production, Renée Fleming reprises the title role. She’s joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl, and Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts.
Gounod’s Faust– New Production
December 10, 2011, 1:00-5:15 p.m.
December 11, 1:00 p.m.
With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Angela Gheorghiu as Marguerite, Gounod’s classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn’t be better served. Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century with a production that won praise in London last season. A later run features another first-tier Faust cast: Roberto Alagna, Joseph Calleja, Marina Poplavskaya, and Ferruccio Furlanetto. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts on the heels of his Don Carlo success.
The Enchanted Island– New Production
January 21, 2012, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
January 22, 1:00 p.m.
Inspired by the musical pastiches and masques of the 18th century, the Met presents an original Baroque fantasy, featuring a who’s who of Baroque stars led by eminent conductor William Christie. With music by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and others, the new libretto by Jeremy Sams combines elements of The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. David Daniels is Prospero, Joyce DiDonato is Sycorax, Danielle de Niese is Ariel, Luca Pisaroni is Caliban, and Plácido Domingo makesa special appearance as Neptune. Lisette Oropesa and Anthony Roth Costanzo also star. This dazzling production is directed and designed by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch (Satyagraha and the Met’s 125th Anniversary Gala).
February 11, 2012, 12:00-6:14 p.m.
February 12, 1:00 p.m.
With its cataclysmic climax, the Met’s new Ring cycle, directed by Robert Lepage, comes to its resolution. Deborah Voigt stars as Brünnhilde and Gary Lehman is Siegfried—the star-crossed lovers doomed by fate. James Levine conducts.
February 25, 2012, 1:00-4:49 p.m.
February 25, 1:00 p.m.
Angela Meade takes center stage in Verdi’s thrilling early gem. Salvatore Licitra is her mismatched lover, and all-star Verdians Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ferruccio Furlanetto round out the cast.
Massenet’s Manon– New Production
April 7, 2012, 12:00-4:03 p.m.
April 8, 1:00 p.m.
Anna Netrebko’s dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly’s new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met’s Principal Guest Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.
Verdi’s La Traviata
April 14, 2012, 1:00-4:07 p.m.
April 15, 1:00 p.m.
Natalie Dessay will put on the red dress in Willy Decker’s stunning production, in her first Violetta at the Met. Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Germont, and Principal Guest Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.
2011 - 2012 Season
$26 Saturday performance
$24 Sunday Encore Performance
Met Forever Club members, $24 Saturday or Sunday performances
Season ticket $265 (purchase tickets for all 11 operas at one time at member rate)
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TICKETING INFORMATION - DATES
Metropolitan Opera members can buy tickets starting August 19 thru the Met.
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The general public can buy buy tickets starting August 29.