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Franco Zeffirelli's production of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot at The Metropolitan Opera - Photo: The Metropolitan Spirit
Franco Zeffirelli's production of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot at The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center   |    Televised on PBS

The Metropolitan Opera

The 2017 - 2018 Season at The Metropolitan Opera includes some of the most beloved works of Mozart, Verdi, Donizetti, and Puccini.

La Boheme - Puccini

October 2,  6,  9,  14,  19,  23,  27

November  1,  4

February 16,  21,  24 (Matinee)

March 2,  7,  10                      

Turandot - Puccini

October 12,  17,  21,  25,  28,  31

November 4 (Matinee),  8,  11,  16

March 21,  24 (Matinee),  28,  31

April 5

Madama Butterfly - Puccini

November 2,  6,  9,  13,  17, 20

February 22,  26

March 3 (Matinee),  8,  13 16

The Magic Flute - Mozart

November 25 (Matinee),  30

December 4,  7,  9 (Matinee)

Le Nozze di Figaro - Mozart

December 6,  9,  12,  15,  19,  23 (Matinee),  29

January  4,  10,  13,  19

~ Intimations of The Metropolitan Spirit ~
           ~ About Us ~

Celebrating the culture and life of New York and the people who have relished the city in their work and in their lives.


~ Dancing Past Beats ~

In the 50's a few high spirited women haunted the Beat cafes in Greenwich Village and went on to live as ex-pats in Paris.


~ F. Scott in New York ~

F. Scott Fitzgerald recalls his experience of New York, defining the Metropolitan Spirit and his three symbols of the city.

        ~ Walks ~

Some of the most magical walks in New York begin at Cedar Hill in Central Park near 5th Av. and 79th St.


  ~ Writers of New York ~

E. B. White and Paul Goldberger stand with F. Scott Fitzgerald as perhaps the most enchanting writers of New York.


    ~ Films of New York ~

Ric Burns’ The Center of the World is one of the most brilliant and moving films ever made.

~ The Metropolitan ~

The Metropolitan Museum of Art on 5th Avenue at 82nd Street breathes life and joy to visitors from around the world.


        ~ Glad Tidings ~

We send you glad tidings from New York.  Van Morrison returned to the city to play Forest Hills Stadium.


     ~ September 1l ~

In the days after September 11 thousands of flyers and bulletins went up in public places around New York City.