Metropolitan Opera


Can Yannick Nézet-Séguin save the Metropolitan Opera?

The Montreal-based conductor will take over America’s biggest opera house... eventually
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Richard Nixon, Opera Superstar

‘Nixon in China,’ once derided as ‘a novelty item,’ has turned out to be a modern classic
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Renée Fleming updates her brand

The legendary soprano’s new album covers songs by the likes of Arcade Fire
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Desperately seeking the next Pavarotti

Opera’s obsession with finding a new star tenor can end up ruining a singer’s career
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Robert LePage in conversation

On tackling the Met, New York’s narcissism—and Hans Christian Andersen’s sex diary
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The case of the missing conductor

Two very big American orchestras have a very big problem
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Canadian Director Threatens To Crush Metropolitan Opera Stage

Is ’Wagner’s Ring’—including Robert Lepage’s new Met version—worth the expense?