James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy’back at the Met for the first time in eight years’about a group of Renaissance ‘master singers’ whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

Production Credits
Otto Schenk (Production); G’nther Schneider-Siemssen (Set Designer); Rolf Langenfass (Costume Designer); Gil Wechsler (Lighting Designer); Carmen de Lavallade (Choreographer)
Approximate Runtime: 6:00

Met Lunch
Enjoy lunch in the scenic Shalin Liu Performance Center prior to the broadcast. Met Lunches include a gourmet sandwich, chips, cookie and beverage served in the Third Floor Reception Hall with linens and glassware.

Catered by Willow Rest

Chicken with roasted onion and fig spread, roasted apple, arugula and cheddar on ciabatta
Roast Beef with garlic horseradish aioli, provolone and arugula on ciabatta
Seasonal Roasted Vegetables with fresh mozzarella and arugula in a wrap