Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity.
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 […]
James Levine and Robert Lepage discuss the opening bars of Wagner’s Das Rheingold.
Robert Lepage’s acclaimed new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, will air on Great Performances at the Met, September 11-14 in primetime each night on PBS stations (check local listings), as a major television event.
Anna Netrebko stars as Norina, the irresistible and clever romantic heroine of Donizetti’s comic opera Don Pasquale, premiering in primetime on PBS on Wednesday, January 5 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings). Great Performances at the Met is a presentation of THIRTEEN for WNET.ORG, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers. […]
The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, premieres on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met series. Joseph Calleja sings the title role, joined by Anna Netrebko as both Antonia and Stella, Kathleen Kim as Olympia, Ekaterina Gubanova […]
Radiant mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and dashing Italian tenor Marcello Giordani are unlucky lovers in La Damnation de Faust, Hector Berlioz’s classic take on dancing with the devil, Saturday, February 28 at noon (ET) on Great Performances at the Met (check local listings). Presented by THIRTEEN in 5.1 digital surround sound on PBS HD, the new […]
Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Composer: Giacomo Puccini Librettist: Giuseppe Adami, adapted from the play “La Houppelande” by Didier Gold Production: Jack O’Brien Conductor: James Levine Performers: “Il Tabarro”: Maria Guleghina (Giorgetta), Salvatore Licitra (Luigi), Juan Pons (Michele), Stephanie Blythe (Frugola), David Cangelosi (Tinca), Paul Plishka (Talpa), John Nuzzo (Song Seller), and Anne-Carolyn Bird and Tony Stevenson […]
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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 […]