GP at The Met

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

Reneé Fleming sings “Mio Caro Bene”

Renee Fleming sings “Mio Caro Bene,” Rodelinda’s final aria from Handel’s Rodelinda. Also featured are Moritz Linn as Flavio and Andreas Scholl as Bertarido. 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 […]

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

About the Opera

Renée Fleming reprises one of her most popular interpretations: the title role in Handel’s Rodelinda, under the baton of Baroque specialist Harry Bicket in the revival of Stephen Wadsworth’s acclaimed production, on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 22 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere […]

GP at the Met: Satyagraha

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Philip Glass’s inspirational opera Satyagraha (Sanskrit for “truth force”), in the first revival of Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch’s innovative 2008 production, airs on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 25 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the program Thursday, March 22 at 8:30 p.m. […]

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni

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Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads his first Met performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni in a new production directed by Tony Award winner Michael Grandage in his Met debut, on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will air the program Thursday, […]

GP at the Met: Anna Bolena

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The Metropolitan Opera premiere of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, starring soprano Anna Netrebko in her highly anticipated first North American performances of the tour-de-force title role, will be the 2012 season opener of THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). The opera, a compelling dramatization […]

GP at the Met: Capriccio

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Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the elegant Countess in Richard Strauss’s Capriccio, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 14 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Fleming had sung the demanding final scene of the opera in a gala opening the Met’s 2008-09 season, but this past season’s […]

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A trio of bel canto stars—Juan Diego Flórez, Diana Damrau, and Joyce DiDonato—headline the Met’s first-ever production of Le Comte Ory, Rossini’s final comic masterpiece. Bartlett Sher’s hit production will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere […]

“Spargi d’amaro pianto”

Natalie Dessay sings “Spargi d’amaro pianto” from Act 3 of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

GP at the Met: Nixon in China

“Flesh Rebels” Chorus and Ballet

The “Flesh Rebels” chorus and the ballet “The Red Detachment of Women,” choreographed by Mark Morris, appears in Act 2 of John Adams’s Nixon in China. Watch an excerpt of the Metropolitan Opera premiere directed by Peter Sellars and conducted by the composer.

GP at the Met: Nixon in China

“News has a kind of mystery” Aria

Richard Nixon (James Maddalena) sings the aria “News has a kind of mystery” from Act 1, Scene 1 of the Metropolitan Opera premiere of John Adams’s Nixon in China, directed by Peter Sellars and conducted by the composer.