New York, NY (June 1, 2020)—The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the company has made the difficult decision to cancel the first few months of its 2020–21 season, based on current information regarding the ongoing health crisis. The new season is now scheduled to begin on December 31, 2020, with a special gala performance, the details of which will be shared at a later date.
Metropolitan Opera announces new opening date of December 31, 2020
The shortened season will now feature seven Live in HD movie-theater presentations:
Roméo et Juliette,
Dead Man Walking,
Die Frau ohne Schatten,
Verdi’s Nabucco, and
Bellini’s Il Pirata.
The three HD transmissions scheduled for the fall will be replaced by encore showings of past presentations of the same titles: Verdi’s Aida and Il Trovatore and Beethoven’s Fidelio.Type your paragraph here.