From the Stage to the Pit

The Metropolitan Opera season goes from September to May, with no break except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, with each musician playing four performances per week of some 25-30 operas per season. So why would anyone who had a "regular" job in a symphony orchestra chose to move to an opera orchestra, and more specifically, the MET Orchestra?

Humans of the MET: Mariko Anraku

Associate Principal Harp Mariko Anraku on living in New York and her favorite moments.

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by Emmanuelle Ayrton

by Emmanuelle Ayrton

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