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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 […]

A Duet from Act 1

Joseph Calleja as Edgardo and Natalie Dessay as Lucia in a scene from Act 1 of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor sing a duet in the Metropolitan Opera’s production.

“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.

“Je t’implore et je tremble”

In this clip, watch Susan Graham as Iphigenie perform “Je t’implore et je tremble” alongside Placido Domingo as Oreste in Gluck’s Iphigenie en Tauride at the Metropolitan Opera. Iphegenie en Tauride airs May 29th at 12 pm. (check local listings).

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Gluck’s rarely performed masterpiece, Iphigenie en Tauride, starring Susan Graham, Placido Domingo and Paul Groves, will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Patrick Summers conducts the revival of the Metropolitan Opera’s much-lauded production by Stephen Wadsworth.

GP at the Met: Nixon in China

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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).

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The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Verdi’s Don Carlo will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 3 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). The production is conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, directed by Nicholas Hytner, and is starring Roberto Alagna, Marina Poplavskaya, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Simon Keenlyside, and Eric Halfvarson.

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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. […]