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GP at the Met: Tristan und Isolde

Introduction

Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Composer: Richard Wagner Librettist: Richard Wagner Production: Dieter Dorn Conductor: James Levine Performers: Deborah Voigt (Isolde), Robert Dean Smith (Tristan), Eike Wilm Schulte (Kurwenal), Matti Salminen (King Marke) Synopsis: Richard Wagner’s epic Tristan und Isolde is conducted by James Levine in this visually spare and dramatically gripping interpretation. Join GREAT PERFORMANCES at […]

GP at the Met: Tristan und Isolde

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson, Emily Nonouchi Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New […]

Maestro: Portrait of Valery Gergiev

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Daniel Ross, Colin Fitzpatrick Graphic Art: Gabriel Torres Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2008 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive […]

Maestro: Portrait of Valery Gergiev

Introduction

Russian dynamo Valery Gergiev — world-famous conductor and tireless promoter of his nation’s rich musical heritage — sits for his GREAT PERFORMANCES portrait, Wednesday, May 28 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Constantly in motion with a schedule that would daunt most celebrity conductors, he is definitively captured by Oscar-winner Allan Miller […]

GP at The Met: Eugene Onegin

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. […]

GP at The Met: Eugene Onegin

Introduction

Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Librettists: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Konstantin Shilovsky, after Alexander Pushkin’s poem Production: Robert Carsen Conductor: Valery Gergiev Performers: Renée Fleming (Tatiana), Elena Zaremba (Olga), Ramón Vargas (Lenski), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Onegin), Svetlana Volkova (Mme. Larina), Larisa Shevchenko (Filippyevna), Sergei Aleksashkin (Prince Gremin), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Monsieur Triquet), Richard Bernstein (Zaretsky), […]

GP at the Met: Peter Grimes

Introduction

Nick Heavican/Metropolitan Opera Composer: Benjamin Britten Librettists: Montague Slater Production: John Doyle Conductor: Donald Runnicles Performers: Anthony Dean Griffey (Peter Grimes), Patricia Racette (Ellen Orford), Anthony Michaels-Moore (Balstrode) Synopsis: Acclaimed tenor Anthony Dean Griffey tackles the title role in Benjamin Britten’s haunting Peter Grimes. Under investigation for unthinkable transgressions, Grimes proclaims his innocence in the […]

GP at the Met: Peter Grimes

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson, Emily Nonouchi Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New […]

GP at The Met: The First Emperor

Introduction

Composer: Tan Dun Librettist: Ha Jin and Tan Dun, based on the HISTORICAL RECORDS by Sima Qian (c. 145-85 BCE) and on Wei Lu’s screenplay for THE EMPEROR’S SHADOW Production: Zhang Yimou Conductor: Tan Dun Performers: Wu Hsing-Kuo (Ying-Yang Master), Michelle DeYoung (Shaman), Plácido Domingo (Emperor Qin), Haijing Fu (Chief Minister), Hao Jiang Tian (General […]

GP at The Met: The First Emperor

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. […]