Natalie Dessay

GP at the Met: Giulio Cesare

Se pieta di me non senti

Natalie Dessay (Cleopatra) performs “Se pietà di me non senti” from Act II of Handel’s opera Giulio Cesare which airs on Great Performances at the Met on Sunday, September 1 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Giulio Cesare

Non disperar

Natalie Dessay (Cleopatra) performs “Non disperar” from Act I of Handel’s opera Giulio Cesare, which airs on Great Performances at the Met on Sunday, September 1 at 12 pm on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Giulio Cesare

About the Opera

David Daniels and Natalie Dessay star in David McVicar‘s innovative production of Handel’s most popular opera in this season’s final broadcast of Great Performances at the Met Sunday, September 1 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the operabeginning at 12:30 p.m.) Watch the preview: This performance is from the Met […]

GP at the Met: La Traviata

“Sempre Libera” from La Traviata

Natalie Dessay and Matthew Polenzani perform “Sempre Libera” from La Traviata. Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: La Traviata

“Libiamo” from La Traviata

Natalie Dessay and Matthew Polenzani perform “Libiamo” from La Traviata. Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: La Traviata

About the Opera

Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

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.

About the Opera

Lucia di Lammermoor, with French soprano Natalie Dessay in one of her greatest roles as Donizetti’s fragile heroine, will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 26 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will air the production on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m. The telecast […]

Preview of La Sonnambula

Natalie Dessay’s moon-kissed fingernails are all aglow as she “walks the walk” of Vincenzo Bellini’s quintessential character Amina, perhaps the most renowned woman sleepwalker in opera history, in Zimmerman’s production of the 1831 classic La Sonnambula, Latin for “The Somnambulist.” The production will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Saturday, July 11 at […]