The new conductor will be the sixth Music Director in the group's 92-year history. The first two music directors led the orchestra for a combined 70 years.
"I speak in fluent "Pigeonese" and charm the birds right off the trees." Papageno
Historical photographs by Frank Hohenberger served as inspiration for new music by student composers at the Jacobs School of Music.
"You come across pieces that are done less often and they stick with you as something special. " conductor Adam Bodony
The Jacobs School of Music pianist recorded Debussy's complete songs using the composer's own piano
"It's more complicated--in a good way--than just two evil sisters," stage director Chas Rader Shieber
There’s a community of musicians, researchers and teachers who are trying to learn more about this neurological condition and develop ways to work around it.
“...imagine if Donizetti and Puccini collaborated on the score of a Doris Day-Rock Hudson movie.” stage director, Ned Canty
"The music from the Met' radio broadcast is hard to hear because the audience is laughing so loud."
After his lip injury, Richard Seraphinoff had to adjust the trajectory of his musical career. Along the way, he built the courage to talk about his experiences.