Tosca

GP at the Met: Tosca (2014)

Tosca Aria “Vissi d’arte”

American Soprano Patricia Racette sings the aria “Vissi d’arte” from Act II of Puccini’s Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera. Watch Excerpt of Tosca Aria “Vissi d’arte” Tosca, Puccini’s enduring favorite opera, starring Patricia Racette, Roberto Alagna and George Gagnidze, returns to Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 9 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check […]

GP at the Met: Tosca (2014)

About the Performance

Tosca, Puccini’s enduring favorite opera, starring an exceptional trio of singing actors in the leading roles, returns to Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 9 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the program on Sunday, March 23 at 8 p.m.) Acclaimed American soprano Patricia Racette stars […]

Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles

Full Episode

This comprehensive performance documentary, the first profile of the tenor in a decade, features the celebrated tenor – and general director of both the Washington National Opera and the Los Angeles Opera – as he looks back and reflects with heartfelt candor on his choicest roles from opera houses around the world – Simon Boccanegra […]

Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles

About the Performance Documentary

The great Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo looks back on his illustrious career – one which has been bountifully preserved on film and video – in Plácido Domingo: My Favorite Roles, a presentation of THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, airing Friday, September 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This comprehensive performance documentary, the first profile […]

Preview of the Opera

A new production of Puccini’s Tosca starring Karita Mattila opens THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met’s fourth season on PBS. Mattila sings the title role of Tosca for the first time outside her native Finland, opposite Marcelo Álvarez as Cavaradossi. George Gagnidze is Scarpia and Paul Plishka is the Sacristan. Joseph Colaneri conducts, and acclaimed […]