The Metropolitan Opera

GP at the Met: Rigoletto

“Caro nome”

Diana Damrau performs “Caro nome” from Verdi’s “Rigoletto” which airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m.

GP at the Met: Rigoletto

“Questa o quella”

Piotr Beczala performs the Duke’s aria from Act I of Verdi’s “Rigoletto.” “Rigoletto” airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m.

GP at the Met: Un Ballo in Maschera

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The Met’s new production of Un Ballo in Maschera, Verdi’s classic drama of political intrigue and thwarted romance, staged by acclaimed opera director David Alden and led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 5 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN […]

About the Opera

Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening) makes his Met debut with a new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto. The new staging moves the opera’s tragic events from a decadent 16th-century Italian court to the glitzy, depraved setting of the Las Vegas strip circa 1960, and airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, May 17 […]

GP at the Met: La Clemenza di Tito

“Parto, Parto”

Elina Garanca performs an aria from Act I of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito.

Gp at the Met: The Tempest

Simon Keenlyside in “The Tempest”

A performance by Simon Keenlyside from Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” by English composer Thomas Adès. “Great Performances at the Met: The Tempest” airs Sunday, March 17 at 12 pm on PBS (check local listings).

Gp at the Met: The Tempest

Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader in “The Tempest”

A performance by Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader from Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” by English composer Thomas Adès. Great Performances at the Met: The Tempest airs Sunday, March 17 at 12 pm on PBS (check local listings).

Gp at the Met: The Tempest

About the Opera

British composer Thomas Adès conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary masterpieceThe Tempest, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare’s final play. The Met’s fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 17 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will premiere the opera […]

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.