Metropolitan Opera : February 2012

Verdi's Ernani

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Verdi's stirring early opera features an energetic score that requires four principals boasting magnificent vocal beauty and technical prowess.

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Rossini's The Barber of Seville

Saturday, February 18, 2012

This week's broadcast from the Met features Gioacchino Rossini's comic masterpiece Il Barbiere di Seviglia (The Barber of Seville).

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Wagner's Götterdämmerung

Saturday, February 11, 2012

The Met's new production of the Ring Cycle comes to its dramatic conclusion today at 12 pm, with Twilight of the Gods, the six-hour epic that features one of the most dramatic endings in all of opera.

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Donizetti's Anna Bolena

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Russian soprano Anna Netrebko plays the role of second-wife-gone-mad in Anna Bolena today at 12 pm. Donizetti’s career-making opera depicts the ugly fate of Henry the VIII’s second wife Queen Anne Boleyn.

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