“The Metropolitan Opera will open its latest season with a new production of “”Porgy and Bess.”” With music by George Gershwin and a libretto by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin, “”Porgy and Bess”” explores the relationships among members of a close-knit community in 1920s South Carolina. Eric Owens and Angel Blue sing the title roles, with conductor David Robertson on the podium.

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HELLO.

I'M RAFAEL PI ROMAN AND WELCOME TO LINCOLN CENTER.

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THE MET ROPP OL TAN OPERA WILL OPEN, AND THIS IS THE FIRST PRESENTATION OF THE GREAT AMERICAN OPERA AT THE MET IN ALMOST THREE DECADES, WITH MUSIC BY GEORGE GERSHWIN AND DOROTHY HAYWARD AND IRA GERSHWIN, THEY EXPLORE THE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG MEMBERS OF A CLOSE-KNIT COMMUNITY IN 1920 SOUTH CAROLINA.

THEY SING THE TITLE PROSE, AND IT FEATURES NUCOR YOG RAVI BY CAMILLE BROWN AND AN OPENING NIGHT PERFORMANCE ON SEPTEMBER 23rd WILL BE PRESENTED FREE TO THE PUBLIC IN TIMES SQUARE.

FOR COMPLETE DETAILS VISIT THE MET OPERA.ORG.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MUSIC, DANCE, THEATER, OPERA AND FILM HERE AT LINCOLN CENTER, YOU CAN VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT LINCOLN CENTER.ORG.