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The Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala Starring Renée Fleming
Posted: March 9th, 2009

Renee Fleming, one of the world’s leading sopranos, headlines the opening night gala of the Met’s 125th anniversary season, featuring fully staged excerpts from three of her favorite operas. Joined by tenor Ramon Vargas, baritones Thomas Hampson and Dwayne Croft and bass Robert Lloyd, Fleming appears in the second act of Verdi’s La Traviata, the third act of Massenet’s Manon and the final scene from Strauss’ Capriccio. Music director James Levine and maestros Marco Armiliato and Patrick Summers share the podium for this gala event.

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