Metropolitan Opera Review 2015-16: 'Elektra's' Awkward Opening to Evening Overshadowed By Nina Stemme's Unforgettable Portrayal of Title Role

The program tells you that this "Elektra" is two-hours long with no intermission, a daunting task for many new opera goers. But those hours fly by without you even feeling them. That is how fulfilling and immersive this new "Elektra" is with its fascinating production and virtuosic cast members.
Tosca Metropolitan Opera

Angela Gheorghiu Rivets With Complex Portrayal in 'Tosca'

There are still many other performances of "Tosca" to come at the Met with a wide array of sopranos, tenors and baritones. Unfortunately there will be no more Gheorghiu on the Met stage for the balance of the 2015-16 season. However, her brief run on the famous stage was a stark reminder of why she is such a poignant artist.
Albina Shagimuratova led a terrific cast of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera.

Metropolitan Opera Review 2015: "Lucia di Lammermoor:" Great Singing All-Around from Albina Shagimuratova, Luca Salsi, Salvatore Cordella & Alistair Miles

From a vocal perspective, this "Lucia di Lammermoor" is as good as it gets this season at the Met. Every singer brought finesse and true bel canto to every musical number. The production, despite some moments of continued annoyance, is among the most subtly brilliant at the Met in recent years and certainly worth a watch.
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