The Metropolitan Opera

GP at the Met: Eugene Onegin (2014)

About the Opera

Acclaimed English director Deborah Warner‘s new production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, conducted by Valery Gergiev, will be the season premiere of Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The opera stars Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Piotr Beczala. This past fall, Anna Netrebko opened her third […]

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

Al lampo dell’arm

David Daniels (Caesar) performs “Al lampo dell’arm” from Handel’s opera Giulio Cesare which airs on Great Performances at the Met, Sunday, September 1 at 12 p.m. 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: Francesca da Rimini

Act II Excerpt and Eva-Maria Westbroek Interview

A scene from Riccardo Zandonai’s opera about the star-crossed lovers whose doomed romance was immortalized in an episode in Dante’s Inferno, followed by an interview with soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek who sings the title role. Francesca da Rimini airs Sunday, August 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Francesca da Rimini

About the Opera

Riccardo Zandonai’s masterpiece Francesca da Rimini, staged by the Met for the first time in more than a quarter of a century, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 18 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) Piero Faggioni‘s production, which sets the action in Renaissance […]

GP at the Met: Parsifal

“Amfortas! Die Wunde!”

Jonas Kaufmann performs Act II monologue from Wagner’s “Parsifal.”

GP at the Met: Parsifal

About the Opera

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: Maria Stuarda

“Deh! Tu di un’umile preghiera”

Joyce DiDonato performs Mary’s prayer from Act II of Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” which airs Sunday, July 14 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).