Stuart Skelton to open 2016/17 MET season in Tristan & Isolde

6th February 2015

The Metropolitan Opera has announced that Tristan und Isolde, featuring Stuart Skelton and Nina Stemme in the title roles, will open its 2016/17 season, the first time the opera has opened the MET season since 1937. The performances will be conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and the production, a new co-production with the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera, will be directed by Mariusz Trelinski, replacing Willy Decker who has withdrawn due to health reasons.

Performance dates are yet to be announced but further details can be found here.