Renée Fleming

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 […]

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 […]

Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg

Production Credits

Directed by BRIAN LARGE Produced by BERNHARD FLEISCHER Producer for Gorky Studio STANISLAV ERSHOV Producer and Creative Concept CONSTANTINE ORBELIAN Written by KATRINE WOOLSEY AMES Director of Photography HENNING BRÜMMER Camera TOBIAS ALBRECHT KONSTANTIN BOCHIN TILL BRAUNE CHRISTIAN GÖCKE JOACHIM HADULLA DMITRY IGOSHIN PIOTR MIKOV Dolly Operator OLEG TROFIMOV Dolly Assistant ILJA PETUHOV Crane Operator […]

Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg

About the Program

America’s favorite soprano, Renee Fleming, and Russia’s greatest living baritone, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, travel to St. Petersburg–the “Venice of the North”–where they perform great opera scenes in the magnificent palaces of the Czars in the former capital of Imperial Russia.

About the Opera

Rossini’s Armida concludes the 2009-2010 season of THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at The Met on PBS Soprano Renée Fleming triumphs as the vengeful sorceress in the title role of Gioachino Rossini’s Armida, premiering in primetime on THIRTEEN on Thursday, August 19 at 8 pm. The Great Performances at The Met presentation also airs on PBS stations […]

About the Opera

Strauss’s comic masterpiece of love and intrigue in 18th-century Vienna stars Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover Octavian. Edo De Waart conducts a cast that includes Christine Schäfer as Sophie, Eric Cutler as the Italian singer, Thomas Allen as Faninal, and Kristinn Sigmundsson as […]

Thais

Renée Fleming is Egyptian courtesan Thaïs in Jules Massenet’s perfumed tale of lust and salvation Saturday, March 28 at noon on Great Performances at the Met on PBS HD (check local listings). Joining the soprano is brilliant baritone Thomas Hampson as the tortured monk Athanaël, who falls from grace in his attempt to lead the […]

The Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala Starring Renee Fleming

There are galas and then there’s The Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala Starring Renée Fleming, premiering this March on Great Performances at the Met on PBS HD, premiering March 14th at 8pm. (in New York, the premier will be for SundayArts March 15th at noon. See more on the SundayArts Web site.) Recorded last September […]

GP at The Met: Eugene Onegin

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Designer: Lenny Drozner Graphic Art: Ying Zhou-Hudson Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. […]

GP at The Met: Eugene Onegin

Interview: Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Singer

Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Reached in Paris, the day after performing in Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” at l’Opéra national de Paris, celebrated Siberian-born baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky talked about one of his signature roles — the title character in Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” — and the Metropolitan Opera production he starred in that will be presented by GREAT PERFORMANCES […]