The Metropolitan Opera is one of the leading opera company in the world. Founded in 1883, the company organizes several events based on the Summer Recital series and Summer HD Festival. Its list of productions includes John Adams s Doctor Atomic, Berlioz s La Damnation de Faust, Massenet s Tha s, Puccini s La Rondine, Verdi s Il Trovatore and Bellini s La Sonnambula. The Metropolitan Opera conducts interviews with various artists, such as Jos Cura, Gianandrea Noseda, Thomas Hampson and Pl cido Domingo. The company offers subscription-based audio entertainment broadcasting services through, Metropolitan Opera Radio. It provides online ticket reservation options. In addition, The Metropolitan Opera conducts shows in several schools through the United States.