Metropolitan Opera

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.

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

Renée Fleming Interviews Don Giovanni Cast

Renée Fleming interviews Mariusz Kwiecien (Don Giovanni), Barbara Frittoli (Donna Elvira), and Luca Pisaroni (Leporello) about their roles in Don Giovanni; also including a preview clip from the dress rehearsal. Don Giovanni airs Sunday, February 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will air the program Thursday, February 23 […]

GP at the Met: Don Giovanni

About the Opera

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 […]

Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles

About the Performance Documentary

The great Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo looks back on his illustrious career – one which has been bountifully preserved on film and video – in Plácido Domingo: My Favorite Roles, a presentation of THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, airing Friday, September 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This comprehensive performance documentary, the first profile […]

GP at the Met: Capriccio

The Final Scene

Renee Fleming performas an aria as The Countess in a portion of the Final Scene from Richard Strauss’s Capriccio, conducted by Andrew Davis in John Cox’s production, at the Metropolitan Opera. Capriccio airs for Great Performances at the Met August 14 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

About the Opera

Verdi’s Il Trovatore, starring four of the world’s most celebrated interpreters of the leading roles and conducted by Marco Armiliato, will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 28 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the production on Thursday, August 25 at 8 […]

GP at the Met: Capriccio

About the Opera

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 […]