Peter Gelb Reveals Future Plans for Metropolitan Opera’s Upcoming Seasons

By Francisco Salazar

With the Metropolitan Opera’s Live concert series continuing this week, General Manager Peter Gelb recently spoke with several artists separately via Zoom and revealed numerous future productions and engagements for many of the singers.

In his conversation with Sonya Yoncheva, Gelb noted that the diva will perform a new production of “Fedora,” as well as revivals of “Madama Butterfly,” “The Ghosts of Versailles,” and “Norma.”

Meanwhile, in a conversation with Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala, Gelb revealed that a new production of “La Gioconda” is in the works for the two of them. Ravdanovsky will also perform a new production of “Medea.”

Meanwhile, Anna Netrebko will perform a new “Lohengrin” and “La Forza del Destino” and will revive “The Queen of Spades.” Gelb also promised Netrebko that “Nabucco” will be rescheduled for the diva.

In another conversation, Gelb revealed that Lise Davidsen will take on “Il Tabarro” while Bryn Terfel suggested wanting to sing “Il Tabarro” and “Gianni Schicchi” at the Met. Gelb also noted that Angel Blue will sing Leonora in “Il Trovatore” in a coming season.