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).
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 […]
Angela Meade, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Ferruccio Furlanetto star in Verdi’s Ernani airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 17 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).
The Metropolitan Opera’s production of La Fanciulla del West, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opera’s 1910 world premiere at the Met, will air April 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Deborah Voigt sings the role of Minnie, with Marcello Giordani as Dick Johnson (the disguised bandit Ramerrez) and Lucio Gallo as the villainous sheriff Jack Rance.
For the first time at the Metropolitan Opera, legendary tenor Plácido Domingo sings a baritone role, the title character in Giuseppe Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, airing on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at The Met in primetime on Thursday, June 17 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN and on Sunday, June 20 at 12 noon. on PBS (check local […]
Franco Zeffirelli’s glittering production of Puccini’s Turandot, with Maria Guleghina in the title role and Marcello Giordani as Calàf, makes its debut on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met. Marina Poplavskaya sings Liù, Samuel Ramey is Timur, and conductor Andris Nelsons makes his Great Performances at the Met debut. With its grand, dazzling sets, the […]
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 […]