Verdi

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

About the Opera

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 […]

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.

GP at the Met: Otello

“Già Nella Notte Densa”

Renée Fleming and Johan Botha perform “Già Nella Notte Densa” from Verdi’s Otello.

GP at the Met: La Traviata

“Sempre Libera” from La Traviata

Natalie Dessay and Matthew Polenzani perform “Sempre Libera” from La Traviata. Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: La Traviata

“Libiamo” from La Traviata

Natalie Dessay and Matthew Polenzani perform “Libiamo” from La Traviata. Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: La Traviata

About the Opera

Acclaimed French soprano Natalie Dessay makes her Met role debut as Violetta, the fallen woman who sacrifices her last chance for love, in Verdi’s La Traviata airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 26 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Ernani

Angela Meade Sings Elvira’s Aria

Angela Meade sings “Ernani, Ernani involami,” Elvira’s aria from Act I of Verdi’s “Ernani”. Angela Meade, Marcello Giodani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Ferruccio Furlanetto star in Verdi’s “Ernani” airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 17 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

GP at the Met: Ernani

About the Opera

Angela Meade, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Ferruccio Furlanetto star in Verdi’s Ernani airing on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 17 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park

About the Concert

“Star singer Andrea Bocelli dazzled thousands with his signature brand of pop and opera on a cold, wet night in New York City’s Central Park, which will be etched in his memory as an important career milestone.” So it was reported by Reuters news agency a day after the historic event which saw the tenor […]