The Met: In Focus

The Met: In Focus

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In Focus, a new podcast series from the Metropolitan Opera, introduces audience members to the operatic masterpieces presented in the company’s award-winning Live in HD cinema transmissions. Hosted by Met radio commentator and staff writer William Berger, In Focus provides historical context about the works and their creators, as well as insightful commentary about the drama and the music, accompanied by excerpts from past Met performances. For more information and a Live in HD schedule, visit metopera.org.

A spectral sea captain, cursed to wander the open ocean for eternity—unless the true love of a woman can save him. Learn more about Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer with our In Focus podcast, hosted by author, Met radio commentator, and staff writer William Berger.

Recent Episodes

  • Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer

    1 month ago
  • Handel's Agrippina

    2 months ago
  • Berg's Wozzeck

    3 months ago
  • Glass's Akhnaten

    5 months ago
  • Puccini's Madama Butterfly

    5 months ago
  • Massenet's Manon

    6 months ago
  • Puccini's Turandot

    6 months ago
  • Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites

    11 months ago
  • Wagner's Die Walküre

    1 year ago
  • Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment

    1 year ago