GP at The Met

GP at the Met: Rusalka

About the Opera

Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the title character in Dvořák’s sumptuously melodic Rusalka, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 18, 2014,  at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera Friday, May 30, 2014,  at 9 p.m.) The story of the opera, which […]

GP at The Met: Falstaff

About the Performance

Verdi’s brilliant final masterpiece Falstaff, in its first new Metropolitan Opera production in 50 years — and conducted by Met Music Director James Levine in his first Great Performances at the Met in nearly two years — airs Sunday, April 13 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air […]

GP at The Met: The Nose

Cathedral Scene in Act I

This excerpt from Shostakovich’s “The Nose” at the Metropolitan Opera features Kovalyov (Paulo Szot) discovering his missing nose (Alexander Lewis) in the cathedral. Watch The Nose on Great Performances at the Met on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). Watch Excerpt from The Nose, Act I

GP at The Met: The Nose

About the Opera

William Kentridge’s dazzlingly innovative production of Shostakovich’s shocking, unconventional opera about a beleaguered Russian official and his runaway nose stars Tony Award winner Paulo Szot as Kovalyov, a hapless bureaucrat who awakes one morning to discover that his nose has run away. Watch The Nose on Great Performances at the Met on Sunday, February 23, […]

GP at the Met: Eugene Onegin (2014)

Onegin’s Aria from Act I

Mariusz Kwiecien (Onegin) performs the aria (“Kogda bi zhizn”) in Act I of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, a production of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Deborah Warner‘s new production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, conducted by Valery Gergiev, will be the season premiere of Great Performances at the Met on Friday, January 17 at 9 […]

GP at the Met: Wagner’’s Ring Cycle

Jay Hunter Morris in Siegfried

Jay Hunter Morris performs an excerpt from Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Siegfried.

Interview with Jay Hunter Morris

Soprano Renée Fleming interviews Jay Hunter Morris, who plays Siegfried in Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Ring cycle.

GP at the Met: Faust

About the Opera

Three of the opera world’s leading stars—Jonas Kaufmann, Marina Poplavskaya, and René Pape—sing the principal roles in a new production of Gounod’s Faust, directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff in his Met debut. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first Met performances of the opera, which airs on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May […]

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

Andreas Scholl Sings “Vivi Tirianno”

Andreas Scholl (Bertarido) sings “Vivi tiranno” from Handel’s Rodelinda. GP at the Met: Rodelinda airs April 22 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the program Thursday, April 19 at 8:30 p.m. with an encore presentation Sunday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m.

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

Stephanie Blythe

Stephanie Blythe sings in Handel’s Rodelinda. Also featured is Shenyang as Garibaldo. GP at the Met: Rodelinda airs April 22 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the program Thursday, April 19 at 8:30 p.m. with an encore presentation Sunday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m.