Short Synopsis The heir to the throne, PRINCE HAL, defies his father, KING HENRY, by spending his time at MISTRESS QUICKLY’s tavern in the company of the dissolute FALSTAFF and his companions. The King is threatened by a rebellion led by HAL’s rival, HOTSPUR, his father NORTHUMBERLAND and his uncle WORCESTER. In the face of […]
The Hollow Crownis a lavish new series of filmed adaptations of four of Shakespeare’s most gripping history plays; Richard II, Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2 and Henry V on THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCESbeginning Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. (Check local listings.) The films – chronicling a bloody tale of family, politics and […]
Jonas Kaufmann performs Act II monologue from Wagner’s “Parsifal.”
René Pape performs an excerpt from Gurnemanz’s Act I narration from Wagner’s “Parsifal” which airs on PBS Sunday, July 28 at 12 p.m.
Joyce DiDonato (Mary), Elza van den Heever (Elizabeth), Matthew Polenzani (Leciester) perform the Act I finale from Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” which airs on PBS Sunday, July 14 at 12 p.m. (check local listings).
Joyce DiDonato performs Mary’s prayer from Act II of Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” which airs Sunday, July 14 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).
Susan Graham performs as Dido in the final scene of Act V of Berlioz’s “Les Troyens.” Great Performances at the Met’s Les Troyens airs Sunday, June 30 at 12 p.m on PBS (check local listings).
Deborah Voigt performs Cassandra’s Act I aria from Berlioz’s “Les Troyens.” Great Performances at the Met: Les Troyens airs Sunday, June 30 at 12 p.m on PBS (check local listings).
Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a rare revival of Berlioz’s epic Les Troyens, based on Virgil’s Aeneid on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 30 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera at 12:30 p.m. Bryan Hymel stars as Aeneas, the Trojan hero whose […]
Liudmyla Monastyrska as Aida performs “I sacri nomi di padre, d’amante” in Verdi’s Aida. Great Performances at the Met: Aida airs Sunday, June 9 at 12 p.m on PBS (check local listings).