Verdi

GP at The Met: Falstaff

About the Performance

Verdi’s brilliant final masterpiece Falstaff, in its first new Metropolitan Opera production in 50 years — and conducted by Met Music Director James Levine in his first Great Performances at the Met in nearly two years — airs Sunday, April 13 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air […]

From Vienna: The New Year’’s Celebration 2013

Full Episode

Distinguished conductor Lorin Maazel leads the fifth annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013 concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This year’s gala concert revolves around the works of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both of whom would have celebrated their 200th birthday this year, and features German […]

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013

I Lombardi: “La mia letizia infonderer”

Leading tenor Michael Schade performs Verdi’s “La mia letizia infonderer” from I Lombardi at the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013.

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013

About the Concert

Distinguished conductor Lorin Maazel leads the fifth annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013 concert to be telecast on Great Performances,Friday, August 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This year’s gala concert revolves around the works of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both of whom would have celebrated their 200th birthday this year, and features German Canadian […]

GP at the Met: Rigoletto

Interview with Dramaturg Paul Cremo

Paul Cremo of the Metropolitan Opera tells us what it’s like to be a dramaturg and the specific challenges and rewards of modernizing the titles for Michael Mayer’s new production of Rigoletto,  set in 1960s Las Vegas, which some audience members are calling the “Rat Pack Rigoletto.” What is a dramaturg? Most US opera houses […]

GP at the Met: Aida

“I sacri nomi di padre, d’amante”

Liudmyla Monastyrska as Aida performs “I sacri nomi di padre, d’amante” in Verdi’s Aida. Great Performances at the Met: Aida airs Sunday, June 9 at 12 p.m on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Aida

“Gloria all’ Egitto”

The company performs “Gloria all’ Egitto” from Verdi’s Aida. Great Performances at the Met: Aida airs Sunday, June 9 at 12 p.m on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Aida

About the Opera

One of the most popular and beloved operas of all time, Aida, in a spectacular staging that captures the grandeur of Ancient Egypt, comes to Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 9 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera on Friday, June 21 at 9 […]

GP at the Met: Rigoletto

Act 1 Duet

The Act 1 Duet at the final dress rehearsal of “Rigoletto” with Diana Damrau as Gilda and Zeljko Lucic as Rigoletto. “Rigoletto” airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m.

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.