Metropolitan Opera Japan Tour

Hyogo Arts and Culture Center

Nishinomiya City, JP



Suntory Hall

Tokyo, JP




Soprano  Lisette Oropesa


Yannick Nézet-Séguin


Metropolitan Opera Orchestra


The long-awaited visit to Japan after 13 years!

Official website of the Metropolitan Opera Japan Tour Here!

The MET Orchestra, led by Nézet-Séguin, begins a new era Masterpiece operas and symphonies
conducted by music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who is on the path to becoming a master . Bringing a new wind to Japan with popular singers sweeping the world's famous opera houses !

The MET Orchestra (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and the MET's popular singers Elina Garancha (mezzo-soprano) and Christian Van Horn (bass-baritone) and Lysette Oropesa (soprano) will be invited to perform in Japan for the first time in 13 years from Saturday, June 22nd to Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at the Hyogo Arts Center KOBELCO Large Hall. It will be held at Suntory Hall.

The MET Orchestra was founded in 1883 with the founding of the MET. He has continued to innovate in both opera and concert, featuring Toscanini, Rachmaninoff, Rubinstein, Casals, Kreisler, and others. It has now achieved a position as one of the world's leading symphony orchestras.

The orchestra will be conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, one of the most popular conductors of our time, who took over as music director in 2018 at the age of 43. His performances in Japan with prestigious overseas orchestras have been well-received by many audiences, and expectations are high for his first visit to Japan with the MET after taking over as music director. Another highlight is the appearance of popular singers from the MET. The opera program, which focuses on ``Bluebeard's Castle'' (concert format), will feature Elina Garancia, who is said to be the best mezzo-soprano of our time, and Christian Van Horn, who captivates with a wide range of roles and a refined voice. Masu. The symphony program will feature Mozart's masterpiece arias by soprano Lysette Oropesa, who quickly climbed the ladder to opera stardom, as well as Mahler's Symphony No. 5, which shows the presence of an orchestra, and works premiered in Japan.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to enjoy both the world of world-class opera and the sophisticated sound of a first-class orchestra!

The MET Orchestra Asia Tour is supported by Bank of America and Rolex.


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