If you haven't yet seen the Met's simulcast schedule for next season, here it is:


Oct. 13: Donizettiís L'Elisir d'Amore - Netrebko, Polenzani

Oct. 27: Verdiís Otello - Botha, Fleming

Nov. 10: AdŤsís The Tempest - Keenlyside, conducted by the composer

Dec. 1: Mozartís La Clemenza di Tito - Filianoti, Garanca (SHE'S BACK!)

Dec. 8: Verdiís Un Ballo in Maschera - Alvarez, Mattila, Hvorostovsky, Blythe

Dec. 15: Verdiís Aida - Monastyrska, Alagna, Borodina

Jan. 5: Berliozís Les Troyens - Voigt, Graham, Giordani, Croft

Jan. 19: Donizettiís Maria Stuarda - DiDonato

Feb. 15: Verdiís Rigoletto (AT LAST!) Ė Beczala, Lucic, Damrau

Mar. 2: Wagnerís Parsifal - Kaufmann, Dalayman, Pape

Mar. 16: Zandonaiís Francesca da Rimini - Westbroek, Giordani

Apr. 27: Handelís Giulio Cesare - Daniels, Dessay


Once again they're opening with Netrebko and closing with Dessay. Two of the scheduled performances are Met premieres (The Tempest, Maria Stuarda). Rigoletto is set in 1960s Las Vegas, yuck.