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Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert

By: Stephen Benak / Photographs Courtesy of The Met

  • Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert, May 7th, 2017

Lincoln Center Home of the Metropolitan Opera House

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The Metropolitan Opera House, located on the Upper West Side, Broadway at Lincoln Square in the heart of Manhattan, is perhaps one of the world’s finest venues for opera and ballet. Home to one of the largest opera stages, its artisans create stunning scenery and sumptuous costumes unrivaled anywhere in the world. The hundreds of internationally acclaimed composers, choreographers, singers, directors, conductors, musicians who are featured there make attending any one of the four to seven... Read More

  • Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert, May 7th, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera House, Located on Broadway at Lincoln Square

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The popularity of opera has exploded in recent years, and what better setting than the The Metropolitan Opera – or the Met, as it is affectionately called - to see a performance in all its classic glory, with greats like Pavarotti, Renee Fleming, and many others. The vibrancy in the air, the majestic lines of the edifice, and long history are all awe-inspiring. The gong sounding for the beginning of the first scene causes your heart to race with anticipation. The Met features the American... Read More

  • Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert, May 7th, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera House is Perhaps One of the World’s Finest Venues for Opera and Ballet

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As seen above in Mozart's last opera, La Clemenza di Tito, each performance is enhanced by the smallest of details and massive sets that provide the perfect setting and backdrop. Over a thousand shipping containers are on hand for the myriad of operatic sets needed in any one season, with a staff of over 400, helping to keep the operation smooth and flawless. It's no wonder that the Met draws the finest operatic and ballet performances in the United States and beyond. The experience of... Read More

  • Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert, May 7th, 2017

Met Production of Simon Boccanegra with Placido Domingo

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A memorable evening at the Met is a cultural experience that is sure to last a lifetime and is a testament to the unparalleled professionalism of all those involved. From the meticulous planning with an eye to detail which is evident upon entry into the lobby and carried through to the stage and its performers. Whether waiting to be seated or dining upstairs at the Grand Tier, there is a sense of anticipation that what you are about to witness is extraordinary. The stellar 2017 season reached... Read More

  • Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Concert, May 7th, 2017

The Stunning Renee Flemming is a Regular at the Met

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An instantly recognizable talent, Diva Renée Fleming, can be seen often at the Met live on stage. And now, with the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD, you can see Mrs. Fleming and other theater greats from the United States and around the world. Through this series, The Met now broadcasts select seasonal performances via high-definition satellite to over 2,000 big screens in 70 countries at local theaters on preselected dates and times. Millions of viewers around the globe can watch and hear... Read More

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