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Giulio Cesare

The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s inventive production—which triumphed at its Glyndebourne premiere in 2005. The Guardian praised McVicar’s “witty, sexy, and tragic post-colonial framing of Handel’s Caesar and Cleopatra tale,” which incorporates elements of Baroque theater and 19th-century British imperialism to illuminate the opera’s ideas of love, war, and empire building. The world’s leading countertenor, David Daniels, sings the title role opposite Natalie Dessay as an irresistibly exotic Cleopatra. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts.
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Friday, October 03, 2014
At the Met: Macbeth
7:30 PM
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Saturday, October 04, 2014
At the Met: Carmen
12:00 PM
At the Met: La Bohème
8:30 PM
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Monday, October 06, 2014
Musical Chairs: Denyce Graves
6:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
7
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
8
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Verdi & Shakespeare: The Music of Macbeth
6:00 PM
At the Met: Macbeth
7:30 PM
9
Thursday, October 09, 2014
At the Met: Carmen
7:30 PM
10
Friday, October 10, 2014
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
11
Saturday, October 11, 2014
At the Met: Macbeth
1:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
8:00 PM
12
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
13
Monday, October 13, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Carmen
7:30 PM
14
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
15
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Macbeth
7:30 PM
16
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
17
Friday, October 17, 2014
At the Met: Carmen
7:30 PM
18
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Sunday, October 19, 2014
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
20
Monday, October 20, 2014
At the Met: The Death of Klinghoffer
7:30 PM
21
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
Masonic Ideals: Die Zauberflöte
6:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
22
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Death of Klinghoffer
7:30 PM
25
Saturday, October 25, 2014
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
1:00 PM
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
8:00 PM
26
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
27
Monday, October 27, 2014
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Death of Klinghoffer
7:30 PM
30
Thursday, October 30, 2014
The Humanist: Verdi's Middle-Period Baritones
2:00 PM
At the Met: Aida
7:30 PM
31
Friday, October 31, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
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Sunday, November 02, 2014
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
3
Monday, November 03, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
7:30 PM
4
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
A Composer's Voice
5:30 PM
At the Met: Aida
7:30 PM
5
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Death of Klinghoffer
7:30 PM
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Friday, November 07, 2014
At the Met: Aida
7:30 PM
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Saturday, November 08, 2014
At the Met: Die Zauberflote
1:00 PM
At the Met: The Death of Klinghoffer
8:00 PM