Celebrating 50 years of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center

Next month sees Susan Graham fêting the Metropolitan Opera’s 50th anniversary at Lincoln Center. The American mezzo-soprano, who won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 1988 and debuted with the company in 1991 under the baton of James Levine, is featured as part of an all-star lineup on May 7.

Other featured artists in the sold-out gala include Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Ferruccio Furlanetto, René Pape, James Levine, Marco Armiliato, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Director and set designer Julian Crouch and projection designers 59 Productions will stage the concert, which also highlights the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.