Vanished Venues: The (Old) Metropolitan Opera House
Friday, October 22, 2010
From 1883 to 1967, the original Metropolitan Opera House stood on the corner of Broadway and 39th Street. Today, as our week-long "Vanished Venues" series comes to a close, we remember the building that served as America's most illustrious concert hall for almost a century. Also, a conversation with soprano Patricia Racette, an opera star burning up the stage at the Met today.