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The Metropolitan Opera’s Complete 2016/2017 Season Schedule

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Here is ZEALnyc‘s complete listing of all the operas the Metropolitan Opera will be presenting this season.  You may refer to this guide for specific performance dates, as well as creative and artistic personnel for each production.  Now go see an opera!

Tristan Und Isolde by Richard Wagner, in a new production by Mariusz Treliński is conducted by Sir Smon Rattle and Asher Fisch and stars Stuart Skelton, Nina Stemme, Ekaterina Gubanova, Evgeny Nikitin and René Pape. It plays September 26, 30, and October 3, 8 (matinee), 13, 17, 24, and 27.

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in Michael Grandage’s production is conducted by Fabio Luisi and Plácido Domingo, and stars (in rotating casts) Hibla Gerzmava, Malin Byström, Angela Meade, Amanda Majeski, Marina Rebeka, Serena Malfi, Nadine Sierra, Isabel Leonard, Rolando Villazón, Paul Appleby, Ramón Vargas, Matthew Polenzani, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, Mariusz Kwiecien, Adam Plachetka, Matthew Rose, Erwin Schrott, Kwangchul Youn and Stefan Kocán. It plays September 27, October 1 (matinee), 5, 8 (evening), 11, 15 (matinee), 19, 22 (matinee), November 1, 4, 10, April 26, 29 (evening), and 11.

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, in Franco Zeffirelli’s production is conducted by Carlo Rizzi and Marco Armiliato, and stars (in rotating casts), Sonya Yoncheva, Kristine Opolais, Ailyn Pérez, Susanna Phillips, Brigitta Kele (Met debut), Dmytro Popov (Met debut), Piotr Beczala, Michael Fabiano, David Bizic, Massimo Cavalletti, Alessio Arduini, Alexey Lavrov, Patrick Carfizzi, Ryan Speedo Green, Christian Van Horn, and John Del Carlo. It plays September 28, October 1 (evening), 6, 10, 14, November 16, 19 (evening), 23, 26 (matinee), 29, December 3 (evening), 8, January 6, 11 and 14 (matinee).

Guillaume Tell by Gioachino Rossini in a new production by Pierre Audi is conducted by Fabio Luisi and stars Gerald Finley, Marina Rebeka, Janai Brugger, Marianna Pizzolato (Met debut), Bryan Hymel, John Osborn, Marco Spotti (Met debut), Kwangchul Youn and John Relyea. It plays October 18, 21, 25, 29 (matinee), November 2, 5 (evening), 9 and 12 (matinee).

L’italiana In Algeri by Gioachino Rossini in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s production is conducted by James Levine and stars Elizabeth DeShong, René Barbera (Met debut), Nicola Alaimo and Ildar Abdrazakov. It plays October 4, 7, 12, 15 (evening), 20, 22 (evening), 26 and 29 (evening).

Jenufa by Leos Janáček in Olivier Tambosi’s production is conducted by David Robertson and stars Oksana Dyka, Karita Mattila, Hanna Schwarz, Daniel Brenna and Joseph Kaiser. It plays October 28, 31, November 3, 7, 12 (evening) and 17.

Aida by Guiseppe Verdi, in Sonja Frisell’s production is conducted by Marco Armiliato and Daniel Rustiloni, and stars (in rotating casts) Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, Krassimira Stoyanova, Ekaterina Gubanova, Violeta Urmana, Marco Berti, Jorge de León (Met debut), Riccardo Massi, Mark Delavan, George Gagnidze, Dmitry Belosselskiy, James Morris and Soloman Howard. It plays November 5 (matinee), 11, 15, 19 (matinee), 22, 26 (evening), December 2, March 23, 27, 31, April 6, 10, 15 (matinee) and 20.

Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini in Sir Richard Eyre’s production is conducted by Marco Armiliato and stars Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez, Christopher Maltman and Brindley Sherratt. It plays November 14, 18, 21, 25, 30, December 3 (matinee), 7 and 10 (evening).

L’Amour de Loin by Kaija Saariaho in a new production by Robert Lepage is conducted by Susanna Mälkki (Met debut) and stars Susanna Phillips, Tamara Mumford and Eric Owens. It plays December 1, 6, 10 (matinee), 14, 17 (evening), 21, 24 (matinee) and 29.

Salome by Richard Strauss in Jürgen Flimm’s production is conducted by Johannes Debus (Met debut) and stars Catherine Naglestad (Met debut), Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Gerhard Siegel, Kang Wang (Met debut), Željko Lučić and Greer Grimsley. It plays December 5, 9, 13, 17 (matinee), 24 (evening) and 28.

Nabucco by Guiseppe Verdi, in Elijah Moshinsky’s production is conducted by James Levine stars (in rotating casts) Liudmyla Monastyrska, Tatiana Melnychenko (Met debut), Jamie Barton, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Russell Thomas, Adam Diegel, Plácido Domingo, Željko Lučić and Dmitry Belosselskiy. It plays December 12, 16, 19, 22, 27, 30, January 3 and 7 (matinee).

Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod in a new production by Bartlett Sher is conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and Emmanuel Villaume, and stars (in rotating casts) Diana Damrau, Amanda Woodbury, Pretty Yende, Virginie Verrez, Paula Murrihy (Met debut), Vittorio Grigolo, Stephen Costello, Elliot Madore, Yunpeng Wang, Mikhail Petrenko and Matthew Rose. It plays December 31 (evening), January 4, 7 (evening), 10, 14 (evening), 17, 21 (matinee), 25, 28 (evening), March 3, 8, 11 (evening), 15 and 18 (matinee).

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in Julie Taymor’s production is conducted by Anthony Walker and stars (in rotating casts) Layla Claire, Janai Brugger, Jessica Pratt (Met debut), Kathryn Lewek, Ben Bliss, Christopher Maltman, Sheyang and Morris Robinson. It plays December 20, 23, 26, 29 (matinee), 30 (matinee), January 2 and 5.

Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini in Bartlett Sher’s production is conducted by Maurizio Benini and stars (in rotating casts) Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, Dmitry Korchak, Peter Mattei, Maurizio Murato, Valeriano Lanchas, Mikhail Petrenko and Oren Gradus. It plays January 9, 13, 18, 21 (evening), 24, 28 (matinee), February 1, 4 (evening), 8 and 11 (evening).

Carmen by George Bizet in Sir Richard Eyre’s production is conducted by Dan Ettinger and Louis Langrée, and stars (in rotating casts) Maria Agresta, Janai Brugger, Sophie Koch, Clémentine Margaine (Met debut), Marcelo Álvarez, Kyle Ketelsen and Michael Todd Simpson. It plays January 19, 23, 27, 31, February 3, 7, 11 (matinee), 15, and 18 (evening).

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi in Michael Mayer’s production is conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi (Met debut) and stars (in rotating casts) Olga Peretyatko, Oksana Volkova, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Stephen Costello, Joseph Calleja, Željko Lučić, Andrea Mastroni (Met debut), and Štefan Kocán. It plays January 20, 26, 30, February 4 (matinee), April 19, 22 (evening) and 27.

Rusalka by Antonin Dvorák in a new production by Mary Zimmerman is conducted by Sir Mark Elder and stars Kristine Opolais, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich and Eric Owens. It plays February 2, 6, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25 (matinee) and March 2.

I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini in Sandro Sequi’s production is conducted by Maurizio Benini and stars Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Alexey Markov and Luca Pisaroni. It plays February 10, 14, 18 (matinee), 22, 25 (evening) and 28.

Werther by Jules Massenet in Sir Richard Eyre’s production is conducted by Edward Gardner and stars (in a rotating cast) Anna Christy, Isabel Leonard, Veronica Simeoni (Met debut), Vittorio Grigolo, Jean-François Borras, David Bizic and Maurizio Muraro. It plays February 16, 20, 23, 27, March 4 (matinee) and 9.

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi in Willy Decker’s production is conducted by Nicola Luisotti and stars (in rotating casts) Sonya Yoncheva, Carmen Giannattasio, Michael Fabiano, Atalla Ayan (Met debut), Thomas Hampson, George Petean and Plácido Domingo. It plays February 24, March 1, 4 (evening), 7, 11 (matinee), 14, 18 (evening), 22, 25 (evening), 29, April 1 (evening), 4, 8 (matinee), 11 and 14.

Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s production is conducted by James Levine and stars (in rotating casts) Nadine Sierra, Ying Fang, Elza van den Heever, Alice Coote, Matthew Polenzani and Alan Opie. It plays March 6, 10, 13, 17, 21, and 25 (matinee).

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven in Jürgen Flimm’s production is conducted by Sebastian Weigle and stars (in rotating casts) Adrianne Pieczonka, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Met debut), Klaus Florian Vogt, David Portillo, Greer Grimsley, Falk Struckmann, Günther Groissböck and James Morris. It plays March 16, 20, 24, 28, April 1 (matinee), 5 and 8 (evening).

Eugene Onegin by Peter Tchaikovsky in Deborah Warner’s production is conducted by Robin Ticciati and stars Anna Netrebko, Elena Maximova, Alexey Dolgov, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Štefan Kocán. It plays March 30, April 3, 7, 12, 15 (evening), 18 and 22 (matinee).

Der Fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner in August Everding’s production is conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and stars Amber Wagner, Dolora Zajick, Jay Hunter Morris, Ben Bliss, Michael Volle and Franz-Josef Selig. It plays April 25, 29 (matinee), May 4, 8 and 12.

Cyrano de Bergerac by Franco Alfano in Francesca Zambello’s production is conducted by Marco Armiliato and stars Patricia Racette, Roberto Alagna, Atalla Ayan and Roberto Frontali. It plays May 2, 6 (matinee), 10 and 13 (evening).



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