Met Opera

I’m sick of productions like the Met’s Tristan und Isolde

10 October 2016 12:07

Tristan und Isolde Met Opera Live I am sick to death of productions of Tristan und Isolde which leave me…

Manon Lescaut is a shambolic opera – but the Met’s production is mainly excellent

8 March 2016 11:29

Manon Lescaut Met Opera Live Puccini’s Manon Lescaut is his first opera worth seeing and hearing, and marks an astonishing…

The Met’s Tannhäuser is outstanding – despite a vast and expressionless leading man

4 November 2015 16:13

This was a superb, thrilling performance, chiefly thanks to James Levine and his amazing orchestra – he got a tremendous…

Iolanta/Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, Met Opera Live, review: enterprising take on two masterpieces

17 February 2015 12:53

Iolanta / Duke Bluebeard’s Castle  Met Opera Live The Met’s antepenultimate relay of the season was an enterprising pairing of two operas, one…