2010-11's New Productions

  • Robert Lepage’s highly anticipated new production of Wagner’s Ring cycle, conducted by James Levine in his 40th anniversary season, begins with the Opening Night Gala of Das Rheingold on September 27. Die Walküre opens April 22, 2010.
    A set model for Das Rheingold On February 22, General Manager Peter Gelb and Music Director James Levine announced the Met's plans for the 2010-11 season. The lineup features seven new productions, including two Met premieres. Here's a first look.
  • René Pape sings the title role in the new production of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, conducted by Valery Gergiev, and opening October 11.
    Photo: Nick Heavican/Metropolitan Opera
  • Nicholas Hytner directs Verdi's Don Carlo, starring Roberto Alagna, Marina Poplavskaya, Ferruccio Furlanetto (pictured), and Simon Keenlyside. The new production opens November 22.
    Covent Garden production photo: Catherine Ashmore
  • Willy Decker's new production of Verdi’s La Traviata stars Marina Poplavskaya in the title role and opens on New Year's Eve.
    Nederlandse Opera production photo: Klaus Lefebvre
  • John Adams conducts the Met premiere of his Nixon in China, in a production by Peter Sellars opening February 2, 2011.
    English National Opera production photo: Alastair Muir
  • Juan Diego Flórez stars in the Met premiere of Rossini’s Le Comte Ory, directed by Bartlett Sher and opening March 24, 2011.
    Photo: Micaela Rossato/Metropolitan Opera