Review: 'Elixir of Love' a Frothy Season Opener at Metropolitan Opera : Slideshow

Humor in Short Supply But Singing Mostly Stylish

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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Anna Netrebko and bass-baritone Erwin Schrott at the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera
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Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire at the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera
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A patron arrives on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night
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The Met's performance of 'The Elixir of Love' was seen on the plaza at Lincoln Center
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Fashion designer Austin Scarlett and soprano Lisette Oropesa arrive at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Placido Domingo arrives at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Courtney Love arrives at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Actress Maggie Grace on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night gala
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A patron arrives on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night
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A patron arrives on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night
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Patrons arrive on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night
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Singer Sia Furler arrives on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Opera's opening night
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Patrick Stewart arrives at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Rob Thomas of the band Matchbox Twenty arrives at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Patti Smith and her daughter Jesse Smith arrive at the Metropolitan Opera on opening night
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Opening night at the Met Opera in Times Square (Center: WQXR host Nimet Habachy)
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Opening night at the Met Opera in Times Square

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