Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Metropolitan Opera centennial gala

Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Arts Reading Room
Level 2, Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Watch part two of the 1983 gala celebrating the 100th anniversary of New York’s Met, with a star-studded cast.

Metropolitan Opera centennial gala: part 2 features performances by 100 singers, seven conductors and the Met Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet with appearances by Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Marilyn Horne, Leona Mitchell, Leontyne Price, James Levine and many others. 

We screen music, dance and plays at the Library every second Wednesday. Bookings not required. Seating is limited, so come early!