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#tbt A dancer's headdress from the 1963-64 production of Aida, on display now at the Met. #metopera #met #opera #tbt #throwbackthursday #aida #dancer #headdress #costume
What was your first opera? Today we're taking 460 students to @MetOpera for the final dress rehearsal of LA BOHÈME! pic.twitter.com/2SZu92f2jV
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General Manager Peter Gelb introduces Jennifer Johnson Cano to kick off our recital this evening. #MetYA
As always the place looks fantastic for tonight's Young Associates Met Preview Party #metya @MetOpera pic.twitter.com/q13BX6xusw
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All set up for the #MetYA Young Associates Preview Party! Ready for the new season to begin!
On Monday, The @MetOpera simulcasts live in #TSq. Catch Le Nozze di Figaro in #NYC’s town square, 6:15 p.m. #MetON pic.twitter.com/RJHm2asjy8
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It's our @LincolnCenter birthday! On this day in 1966, the Met opened at its current home. Photos from the 1st perf: bit.ly/9FHEqR
We still have a few spots left…don’t miss next week's 2014-15 Young Associates Preview Party! Email ya@metopera.org to get tickets.
Their triumphal return to the Met. #metopera #met #opera #aida #trumpets #rehearsal #backstage #orchestra #behindthescenes
"The tickets are among the great bargains in New York": nyti.ms/ZioJ6J
In case you missed last night's @MetOpera live stream presented by @worksandprocess, watch the video archive here: gu.gg/BkGp4
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Back to work. #metopera #met #opera #boheme #rehearsal #summersover
Remembering Magda Olivero, who made her Met debut as Tosca in 1975: bit.ly/1ufXQvJ
Raise a glass! Figaro is getting married! #met #opera #metopera #lenozzedifigaro
Be a part of opening night! Win tickets to the live simulcast of Le Nozze di Figaro on the front of the opera house: bit.ly/Wz4Ea8
The Met got the fashion treatment tonight. A big thank you to @openingceremony for bringing more fantastic drama to the stage.
Last call for tix! Kick off the Met season with Drinks, Bites and Arias at the Young Associates Season Preview Party: bit.ly/1tzhhRb
Rene Pape Returns to @MetOpera for Solo Recital of Beethoven, Dvořák, Quilter and Mussorgsky on September 28 classicalite.com/articles/10869…
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Director Richard Eyre takes us behind the scenes of the new production of Le Nozze di Figaro! bit.ly/YbDyaU
It's Richard Tucker's birthday which means it's #TuckerDay in NYC! Check out all the events here: bit.ly/1vqWkIL
Tonight, hear the "Song to the Moon" under the actual moon as RUSALKA is shown for free outside the Met! bit.ly/1teNzRk
Chairs & screen set for @MetOpera's Summer HD Festival, which starts tomorrow! Read more: bit.ly/1kXV7Fl  pic.twitter.com/QYiaYbX1yB
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An agreement has been reached with Local 1, the union representing the Met's stagehands. bit.ly/1oQmge8 New season opens Sep 22.
Feed your blood this Friday with a free screening of MOONSTRUCK on the plaza in front of the @MetOpera! filmlinc.com/blog/entry/moo…
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Agreements have been reached with the Met Orchestra & Chorus. Remaining contracts extended until Tuesday night: bit.ly/1pEwsFW
The Met mourns the death of soprano Licia Albanese bit.ly/1tbzIYx
Better order double; Sir John Falstaff is coming to dinner! The #MetSummerSuperlatives winner for Best Dinner Companion is our favorite Casanova. Stay tuned for more #MetSummerSuperlatives while the weather is still nice. #metopera #met #opera #falstaff #verdi #winner #winnerwinnerchickendinner
Can you can-can? Director Susan Stroman started rehearsing the choreography for the new production of The Merry Widow this week. #met #opera #metopera #merrywidow #cancan #stretchfirst
American soprano Amanda Majeski will sing the Countess in all performances of the new production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. #castchange
For the next #MetSummerSuperlatives, use your imagination to choose who would be the BEST DINNER COMPANION! The cunning, classy, captivating Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare vs. the festive, frisky, full-figured Sir John Falstaff in Verdi's Falstaff. VOTE in the comments below for who you'd most
Tickets are now on sale for the entire 2014-15 season! bit.ly/1o1MLvV
It was a close one, but Rossini's Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia wins the #MetSummerSuperlatives for FAVORITE FIGARO! He is the factotum, after all... #metopera #met #opera #MetSummerSuperlatives #figaro #figarofigarofigaro #barbiere #winner
The #MetSummerSuperlatives series continues with FAVORITE FIGARO! The playful, devil-may-care Figaro pulling the strings in Il Barbiere di Siviglia vs. the confident but vulnerable Figaro deeply in love in Le Nozze di Figaro. VOTE for your Favorite Figaro in the comments below and stay tuned for t
Tickets are on sale today to Met Members and Subscribers: bit.ly/1o1MLvV Box Office opens next Sunday for the general public.
Talks will be extended for 72 hours. We've reached agreements with 3 unions so far. Stay tuned for updates: bit.ly/1uMYq6D
And the winner for Best Trouser Role is... Octavian! Can't argue with a duet that embodies love at first sight. Stay tuned for more #MetSummerSuperlatives all summer long! #metopera #met #opera #MetSummerSuperlatives #derrosenkavalier #rosenkavalier #octavian #winner
Next up on our #MetSummerSuperlatives series is BEST TROUSER ROLE! The frisky, love-struck Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro vs. the eager, coming-of-age Octavian torn between two women in Der Rosenkavalier. VOTE for your favorite trouser-donning mezzo role in the comments below and stay tuned for th
Fess up: have you ever sung along to the Ride of the Valkyries with "kill the wabbit"? on.wsj.com/UtfSfp
And the #MetSummerSuperlatives winner for Sassiest Working Woman is the one and only Carmen! We think this clip speaks for itself... #metopera #met #opera #carmen #sassiest #sassy #winner #MetSummerSuperlatives #habanera #lamour
The #MetSummerSuperlatives series continues with SASSIEST WORKING WOMAN: Adina in L'Elisir d'Amore, tending to her land and tormenting Nemorino like it's her job vs. Carmen, the cigarette girl whose allure and antics cause a ruckus wherever she goes. VOTE for your favorite brazen broad in the comme
The #MetSummerSuperlatives winner for Life of the Party is Musetta by a landslide! Who wouldn't want to party with someone who "takes care of" the check? #metopera #met #opera #MetSummerSuperlatives #winner #musetta #boheme #billsbillsbills
The next round of our #MetSummerSuperlatives is LIFE OF THE PARTY: Musetta in La Bohème vs. The Duke in Rigoletto! VOTE in the comments below for the reveler you'd want to party with! #metopera #met #opera #MetSummerSuperlatives #musetta #boheme #theduke #rigoletto #lifeoftheparty #partyanimal #ra
A bit of summer cleaning while the house is quiet. #metopera #met #opera
Last chance to catch our Summer Recital Series tonight at 7pm at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. bit.ly/1paCu2w
The votes are in and the winner for BEST BROMANCE goes to Don Giovanni & Leporello! You know what they say: A true friend is someone who knows you well enough to sing a catalog aria, right? More to come during our #MetSummerSuperlatives showdown. Suggest your opera superlatives in the comments! #m
Our #MetSummerSuperlatives continues with BEST BROMANCE: Don Carlo & Rodrigo in Don Carlo vs. Don Giovanni & Leporello in Don Giovanni. VOTE for your favorite doomed dynamic duo in the comments below and stay tuned for the winner tomorrow! #metopera #met #opera #MetSummerSuperlatives #bromance #do
Our Summer Recitals Series continues tonight at 7pm in Jackie Robinson Park. bit.ly/1paCu2w pic.twitter.com/sDrahNRVYu