The Metropolitan Opera (The Met) is home for some of the most creative and talented artists, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world.
On September 18th at 7pm, the legendary Tony Bennett will be performing. Mr.Bennett who has been known for his duets with musicians like KD Lang, Queen Latifah and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, just released his video of a duet with Amy Winehouse to honor her 28th birthday which would have been on September 14.
Mr. Bennett will be performing with Lee Musiker, guitarist Gray Sargent, drummer Harold Jones and bassist Marshall Wood.
“I’ve been practicing my whole life to perform on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House. It’s a dream come true.” – Tony Bennett
Each year, The Met put’s on over 27 different opera’s that run from September through May. All opera’s at The Met are performed in Italian and are translated in, English, German and Spanish. The translations are run on individual screens mounted on the back of each row of seats.
Each Monday through Thursday, two hundred orchestra seats are available for $20 and on weekends $25 but, this excludes galas and opening nights of new productions.
Upcoming performances are Tony Bennett, Anna Bolena, Don Giovanni, Nabucco, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Hansel and Gretel and Götterdämmerung.
You can purchase tickets at The Met. The prices range from $50 to $350.
The Met now presents free, live streaming performances from its website once a week.
The Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center at 65th St., New York,NY