Metropolitan Opera Guild Launches Second Course Of Online Opera Learning Curriculum

The Metropolitan Opera Guild launched its second online course, “The Ring: Music, Motifs, and Magic,” on May 7, 2019. This course was preceded by “Libretti and Librettists.” According to the Guild’s website, the four-part course uses “video lectures, supplemental readings, and score excerpts” to examine Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen.” Prof. Victoria Bond will “provide insight into the musical evolution {…}

5 Major Highlights from Anna Netrebko’s Celebration At The Metropolitan Opera Guild’s 84th Annual Luncheon

On Friday, Oct. 26, the Metropolitan Opera Guild presented its Annual Luncheon to honor the career of superstar soprano Anna Netrebko. Titled “Amazing Anna” and taking place at Cipriani 42nd Street (and without too many flowers as per the honoree’s request), the event was befitting of the famed diva, proving entertaining and breezing by in a way that these events {…}

The Metropolitan Opera Guild Announces New Programs, Including Maria Callas Tribute, For 2018

The Metropolitan Opera Guild has announced new programs for the 2018 season. Among the new programs added to the Schedule are “In the Mouth of the Wolf,” “Maria Callas at Ninety-Five – A Birthday Salute,” and “Celebrating Historic Met Moments.” “We are pleased to announce some new and additional programming for Spring 2018,” said Stuart Holt, Director of School Programs and {…}