The Singers’ Studio
In this intimate interview series, some of today’s most exciting artists chat with the editors of Opera News. Events are held in the Opera Learning Center, on the 6th floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, unless otherwise noted.
Tickets $30 general public | $28 Guild members and students
In Studio: Ailyn Pérez
WEDNESDAY, OCT 5, 6-7 PM
American soprano Ailyn Pérez returns to the Met this season for her first company performances of Mimì in La Bohème. Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll talks to the soprano about her work in the world’s great opera houses.
In Studio: Sonya Yoncheva
THURSDAY, MAR 2, 6-7 PM
The brilliant Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva returns to the Met this spring to sing Violetta in La Traviata. She joins Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll for a conversation about her fast-rising career.
In Studio: Jamie Barton
TUESDAY, FEB 14, 6-7 PM
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton sings the witch Ježibaba in this season’s new production of Rusalka. The 2013 winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition chats with Opera News Digital Editor Adam Wasserman.
In Studio: Michael Fabiano
WEDNESDAY, MAR 15, 6-7 PM
Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano sings Puccini’s Rodolfo and Verdi’s Alfredo at the Met this season. Opera News Digital Editor Adam Wasserman joins the tenor in conversation.
In Studio: Robin Ticciati
TUESDAY, APR 4, 6-7 PM
Conductor Robin Ticciati, the music director of Glyndebourne Opera, conducts Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Met this season. He sits down for a chat with Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll.
A Masterclass & Conversation: Patricia Racette
SUNDAY, APR 23, 4–5:30 PM
BRUNO WALTER AUDITORIUM
Master Class and Conversation tickets $35 general public | $30 Guild members and students
Patricia Racette, one of the Met’s most admired stars, shares her insights on the singing actor’s craft as she leads a master class with two young singers. A conversation with Ms. Racette and Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll follows the masterclass.
In Studio: Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Alexey Markov, Luca Pisaroni
WEDNESDAY, FEB 15, 6-7 PM
Reception to follow in THE STANLEY H. KAPLAN PENTHOUSE in the Samuel B. and David Rose Building
Interview tickets $45 | Reception (limited capacity) and interview $100
This season’s revival of I Puritani at the Met gathers an all-star cast worthy of comparison with the opera’s original “Puritani Quartet” of 1835. Join Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Alexey Markov, and Luca Pisaroni as they discuss Bellini’s score with Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll.
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: $30 general admission; $28 Guild members and students; unless otherwise noted.
ALL SEVEN EVENTS: $230 general public; $215 Guild members and students.