James Maddalena

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.

GP at the Met: Nixon in China

About the Opera

The Metropolitan Opera’s premiere production of John Adams’ Nixon in China, conducted by the composer and staged by internationally acclaimed director Peter Sellars, will air in primetime on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Wednesday, June 1 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).