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In this popular interview series, some of today’s most exciting opera stars chat with the editors of Opera News in an intimate setting. Don’t miss the chance to hear in-person previews of future Opera News online exclusives. All events listed are held at the Opera Learning Center, on the sixth floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center. All artists appear through kind permission of the Metropolitan Opera. 
Tickets $30 general public | $28 Guild members and students 
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In Studio: Quinn Kelsey
TUE, OCT 9, 6-7 PM
This season, Quinn Kelsey, one of the most acclaimed baritones of his generation, sings his first Met performances of Amonasro in Verdi’s Aida. Mr. Kelsey sits down for a discussion with Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll.
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In Studio: Stephanie Blythe & Pretty Yende
THU, FEB 14, 6-7 PM
Spend Valentine’s Day with two of the Met’s favorite leading ladies. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and soprano Pretty Yende will share the Met stage this season in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious production of La Fille du Régiment. Both artists will be making their company role debuts in Donizetti’s comic masterpiece— Ms. Yende as the vivacious Marie and Ms. Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Opera News Editor-in-Chief F. Paul Driscoll joins these two delightful singers for a lively conversation about their careers in opera and recital.
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In Studio: Christian van Horn
WED, NOV 14, 6-7 PM
Christian Van Horn, winner of the 2018 Richard Tucker Award, takes on the title role in the Met’s eagerly anticipated revival of Boito’s Mefistofele. The bass-baritone joins Digital Editor Adam Wasserman in conversation.
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In Studio: Ramón Vargas
TUE, APR 9, 6-7 PM
Beloved tenor Ramón Vargas has given more than 200 performances with the Met since his company debut in 1992 as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor. One of the most admired singers of his generation, Vargas performs this season in Los Angeles, Vienna, Hamburg and Geneva. Join this elegant artist for his interview with Senior Editor Louise T. Guinther.


INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: $30 general admission; $28 Guild members and students; unless otherwise noted. 

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Friday, August 24, 2018
Night at the Opera
5:30 PM
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Romeo et Juliette
5:30 PM
Sunday, August 26, 2018
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Monday, August 27, 2018
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
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Friday, August 31, 2018
L'Elisir d'Amore
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Saturday, September 01, 2018
Un Ballo in Maschera
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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Der Rosenkavalier
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Monday, September 03, 2018
Madama Butterfly
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