The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP
The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP

Metropolitan Opera artists face uncertain future as coronavirus triggers autumn season cancellation

  • All autumn performances of New York company have been postponed, including new productions such as Verdi’s Aida and the premiere of Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel
  • Singers still practise regularly at home, while dancers take part in group online classes and chorus members have weekly Zoom meetings

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP
The exterior of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts in New York. Met artists face an uncertain future after the autumn season was cancelled due to the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: AFP
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