The Metropolitan Opera 2011-2012 Season

New Productions!

Anna Bolena

Gaetano Donizetti

September 26, 30

October 3, 6, 10, 15th (mat), 18, 21, 24, 28,

February 1, 4 (mat), 2012

Starring:

Anna Netrebko

Ekaterina Gubanova

Ildar Abdrazakov

Production by David McVicar

Conductor: Marco Armiliato

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Reviews on Verdi’s “Attila” at the Metropolitan Opera

Recent Reviews


Seen and Heard: International Opera Review (Bernard Jacobson)

Opera Review: Verdi’s “Attila” makes belated debut at New York’s Metropolitan Opera (Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News)

Anne Midgette Reviews Verdi’s “Attila” from the MET (Washington Post)

Verdi’s “Attila” (David Laviska, Musical Criticism.com)

A scene from the Met’s 2010 production of Verdi’s “Attila”

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This week on Sirius/XM: DON’T MISS the broadcast of Verdi’s “Attila” on Saturday, March 6 at 1pm

Don’t miss the hype that has surrounded the recent production of Verdi’s Attila.  Only ONE performance is being broadcast, so don’t miss it on Friday, March 6, 1pm.


La Boheme: Tues, Mar. 2, 2010. 8pm

Gerald Finley is Marcello in this seasons’s “La Boheme”

ConductorMarco Armiliato
MimìAnna Netrebko
MusettaNicole Cabell
RodolfoPiotr Beczala
MarcelloGerald Finley
SchaunardMassimo Cavalletti
CollineOren Gradus
Benoit/AlcindoroPaul Plishka

Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler

The Nose: Thur., Mar. 5, 2010. 8pm

Gordon Gietz is “The Nose”

ConductorValery Gergiev
Police InspectorAndrei Popov
The NoseGordon Gietz
KovalyovPaulo Szot

Production: William Kentridge
Set Designers: William Kentridge, Sabine Theunissen
Costume Designer: Greta Goiris
Lighting Designer: Urs Schönebaum
Associate Director: Luc De Wit

Attila: Sat., Mar. 6, 2010. 1pm (Toll Bros.)

Violetta Urmana is Odabella in Verdi’s “Attila”

ConductorRiccardo Muti
OdabellaVioleta Urmana
ForestoRamón Vargas
Ezio: Giovanni Meoni
AttilaIldar Abdrazakov

Production: Pierre Audi
Set and Costume Designers: Miuccia Prada, Herzog & de Meuron
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman