Metropolitan Opera

The most prominent opera company in the United States, often called “the Met” for short. It is based in New York City.

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How to use Metropolitan Opera in a sentence

  • What have you got to do with our famous tenor of the Metropolitan Opera Company?

    Atlantis | Gerhart Hauptmann
  • The Metropolitan Opera House was secured for the meetings at a cost of $2,500 for the five days.

    Two Decades | Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier
  • Lablache, who were announced to sing the opening night at the new Metropolitan Opera House.

    The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II | James H. Mapleson
  • A short distance beyond is the Metropolitan Opera House, the finest theatre in the city, rebuilt after a fire in 1893.

  • One of them is at the same time a singer in the Metropolitan Opera Company.

    The Merry-Go-Round | Carl Van Vechten