Francesca da Rimini

GP at the Met: Francesca da Rimini

Act II Excerpt and Eva-Maria Westbroek Interview

A scene from Riccardo Zandonai’s opera about the star-crossed lovers whose doomed romance was immortalized in an episode in Dante’s Inferno, followed by an interview with soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek who sings the title role. Francesca da Rimini airs Sunday, August 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Francesca da Rimini

About the Opera

Riccardo Zandonai’s masterpiece Francesca da Rimini, staged by the Met for the first time in more than a quarter of a century, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 18 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) Piero Faggioni‘s production, which sets the action in Renaissance […]