The Metropolitan Opera announces its 2010-2011 Season.

The Metropolitan Opera just released info on its 2010-2011 season.  Here are the headlines...

Seven New Productions, Including Two Met Premieres, Headline the Met’s 2010-11 Season, Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of

James Levine’s Company Debut


New production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen by Robert Lepage, conducted by Levine, begins with Das Rheingold and Die Walküre


John Adams’s Nixon in China, directed by Peter Sellars, and Rossini’s Le Comte Ory, directed by Bartlett Sher, have their Met premieres


Three prominent directors make their Met debuts staging new productions:

Peter Stein with Boris Godunov; Nicholas Hytner with Don Carlo; and Willy Decker with La Traviata


In its fifth season, The Met: Live in HD series will feature

11 live transmissions


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