The Metropolitan Opera Guild

 Masterly Singing:   
Master Classes and Vocal Showcases 
 
These master classes and showcases explore aspects of preparation vital to the development of young performers, under the guidance of master teachers with diverse backgrounds in stage direction, vocal coaching, conducting, and operatic and theatrical performance.  
 
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 for the 2017-18 Season go on sale on Monday, August 7! 

  

Master Class: La Bohème 
SUN DEC 3 3-4:30 PM
After his success with Manon Lescaut, Puccini soared into a forward-looking period of success with his opera La Bohème. Jane Marsh and guest performers look at this timeless story and explore why it touches audiences of all ages.
Featuring Alexandra Lang, soprano; Percy Martinez, tenor; and Eric Sedgwick, piano.
Tickets: $32 public, $30 Guild members and students
Vocal Showcase: Parsifal In partnership with Wagner Society of New York
SUN JAN 28 3-4:30 PM
This event takes place at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
Wagner considered Parsifal, his final opera, as something of a sacred meditation for the stage. The music is an expression of repentance and transfiguration. Jane Marsh showcases three Wagner singers in this transcendent masterpiece.
Featuring Leah Crowne, soprano; Mauricio Trejo, tenor; John Dominick III, bass-baritone; and Craig Ketter, piano.
Wagner Society Members: Call 212-769-7028 to purchase tickets at your member rate.
Tickets: $35 public, $30 Guild Members, Wagner Society members, and students
Master Class: Lucia di Lammermoor 
SUN MAR 18 3-4:30 PM
Donizetti composed Lucia di Lammermoor in 1935, a time when he was regarded as "the sole reigning genius of bel canto Italian opera." Jane Marsh and two singers delve into the musical, vocal, and bel canto traditions of the opera's tragic lovers, Lucia and Edgardo.
Featuring Chelsea Davidson, soprano; Paolo Buffagni, tenor; and Eric Sedgwick, piano.
Tickets: $32 public, $30 Guild members and students

 

 

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
At the Met: La Boheme
12:30 PM
At the Met: Semiramide
8:00 PM
25
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Backstage Tours
10:30 AM
Backstage Tours
1:30 PM
26
Monday, February 26, 2018
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
7:30 PM
27
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
At the Met: Parsifal
6:00 PM
28
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
Bel Canto Fireworks: Rossini's Semiramide
6:00 PM
At the Met: Semiramide
7:30 PM
1
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Elektra
8:00 PM
2
Friday, March 02, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: La Boheme
8:00 PM
3
Saturday, March 03, 2018
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
1:00 PM
At the Met: Semiramide
8:00 PM
4
Sunday, March 04, 2018
Backstage Tours
10:30 AM
Backstage Tours
1:30 PM
5
Monday, March 05, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
Obsession and Revenge in Elektra
6:00 PM
At the Met: Elektra
7:30 PM
6
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
In Studio: Ermonela Jaho
6:00 PM
At the Met: Semiramide
7:30 PM
7
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: La Boheme
7:30 PM
8
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
7:30 PM
9
Friday, March 09, 2018
Backstage Tours
3:00 PM
At the Met: Elektra
8:00 PM
10
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Score Reading: Semiramide
10:00 AM
Score Reading: Semiramide
10:00 AM
At the Met: Semiramide
1:00 PM
At the Met: La Boheme
8:30 PM