René Pape

GP at the Met: Parsifal

Gurnemanz’s Narration

René Pape performs an excerpt from Gurnemanz’s Act I narration from Wagner’s “Parsifal” which airs on PBS Sunday, July 28 at 12 p.m.

GP at the Met: Parsifal

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Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in a new production of Wagner’s final masterpiece Parsifal, staged by acclaimed French Canadian director François Girard in his Met debut, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 28 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera in […]

GP at the Met: Faust

Jonas Kaufmann and René Pape in Faust

Jonas Kaufmann (Faust) and René Pape (Méphistophélès) in the prologue of Gounod’s “Faust.” GP at the Met: Faust airs on Sunday, May 13 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the program Thursday, May 10 at 8:30 p.m. with an encore presentation Sunday, May 13 at 12:30 p.m.

GP at the Met: Faust

About the Opera

Three of the opera world’s leading stars—Jonas Kaufmann, Marina Poplavskaya, and René Pape—sing the principal roles in a new production of Gounod’s Faust, directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff in his Met debut. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first Met performances of the opera, which airs on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May […]

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The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov starring Rene Pape as Boris and conducted by Valery Gergiev, will air on Thirteen’s Great Performances Sunday, February 13 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Stephen Wadsworth directs the company’s first new production of the opera since 1974.