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 Terina Westmeyer, soprano; Mauricio Trejo, tenor; John Dominick III, bass-baritone; and Craig Keller, piano.
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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August 2017>
Friday, August 25, 2017
HD Lecture: The Magic Flute
5:30 PM
Saturday, August 26, 2017
HD Lecture: Rigletto
5:30 PM
Sunday, August 27, 2017
HD Lecture: Il Barbiere
5:30 PM
Monday, August 28, 2017
HD Lecture: L'Amour de Loin
5:30 PM
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
HD Lecture: Manon Lescaut
5:30 PM
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
HD Lecture: Roberto Devereux
5:30 PM
Thursday, August 31, 2017
HD Lecture:Tristan und Isolde1
5:30 PM
Friday, September 01, 2017
HD Lecture:Tristan und Isolde2
5:30 PM
Saturday, September 02, 2017
HD Lecture: Eugene Onegin
5:30 PM
Sunday, September 03, 2017
HD Lecture: Nabucco
5:30 PM
Monday, September 04, 2017
HD Lecture: La Traviata
5:30 PM