Renée Fleming

GP at the Met: Rusalka

Renée Fleming Sings “Song to the Moon”

The American soprano Renée Fleming won the Met’s National Council Auditions 25 years ago singing the forlorn mermaid’s famous aria “Song to the Moon” and has sung the role of Rusalka more than any other artist in the Metropolitan Opera’s history. Dvořák’s Rusalka airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 18, 2014,  at […]

GP at the Met: Rusalka

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Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles, the title character in Dvořák’s sumptuously melodic Rusalka, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 18, 2014,  at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera Friday, May 30, 2014,  at 9 p.m.) The story of the opera, which […]

GP at the Met: Otello

Renée Fleming Sings “Ave Maria”

In this scene from Verdi’s Otello,  Renée Fleming as Desdemona sings “Ave Maria.” GP at the Met: Otello airs Sunday, February 24 at 12 pm.

GP at the Met: Otello

“Già Nella Notte Densa”

Renée Fleming and Johan Botha perform “Già Nella Notte Densa” from Verdi’s Otello.

GP at the Met: Otello

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Verdi’s Shakespearean tragedy Otello starring Johan Botha in the title role and Renée Fleming as Otello’s innocent wife, Desdemona, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, February 24 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the opera on Thursday, February 21 at 8:30 p.m., with an encore […]

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

Reneé Fleming sings “Mio Caro Bene”

Renee Fleming sings “Mio Caro Bene,” Rodelinda’s final aria from Handel’s Rodelinda. Also featured are Moritz Linn as Flavio and Andreas Scholl as Bertarido. 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 […]

GP at the Met: Rodelinda

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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: 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

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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: 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).