Opera

Verdi’s Il Trovatore kicks off Great Performances at the Met, Season 10, followed in February by another Verdi opera, Otello.

Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

Doubt from the Minnesota Opera

Watch an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play and the 2008 film about suspicion leading to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school. Starring Christine Brewer, Adriana Zabala, Matthew Worth and Denyce Graves.

Premiered January 25, 2019
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GP at the Met: Marnie

GP at the Met: Marnie

Watch composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel about a beautiful, mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities. Starring Isabel Leonard in the title role alongside Christopher Maltman as Mark Rutland. Robert Spano conducts.

Premiered February 1, 2019
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GP at the Met: Semiramide

GP at the Met: Semiramide

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, July 8 on PBS (check local listings) with a rare Met performance of Rossini’s masterpiece Semiramide, starring Angela Meade as the titular Queen of Babylon and Elizabeth DeShong as the warrior Arsace. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov and Ryan Speedo Green complete the all-star bel canto […]

Premiered July 8, 2018
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Great Performances: The Opera House

Great Performances: The Opera House
Passport

Great Performances: The Opera House, the new documentary by multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke (Grey Gardens; Lalee’s Kin: The Legacy of Cotton) surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York City.

Premiered May 25, 2018 | Video expires May 24, 2021

GP at the Met: Tosca

GP at the Met: Tosca

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues with a primetime broadcast of a new production of Puccini’s classic Tosca, starring Sonya Yoncheva as the title prima donna alongside Vittorio Grigolo as her revolutionary artist lover Cavaradossi and Željko Lučić as chief of police Scarpia.

Premiered June 15, 2018
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GP at the Met: L’Elisir d’Amore

GP at the Met: L’Elisir d’Amore

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Donizetti’s classic comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore. Pretty Yende portrays the feisty Adina, opposite Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, with Davide Luciano as Belcore and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo as Dulcamara.

Premiered April 9, 2018
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GP at the Met: The Exterminating Angel

GP at the Met: The Exterminating Angel

Season 12 of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET continues on PBS on Sunday, March 25, at 12:00pm with the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. The Exterminating Angel was inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name, and […]

Premiered March 25, 2018
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GP at the Met: Norma

GP at the Met: Norma

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met begins with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece about a woman scorned, conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Norma stars Sondra Radvanovsky as the titlular druid high priestess, opposite Joyce DiDonato as Norma’s new rival and Joseph Calleja as her unfaithful lover – a casting dream for bel canto fans.

Premiered January 26, 2018
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GP at the Met: Der Rosenkavalier

GP at the Met: Der Rosenkavalier

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances at the Met.

Premiered September 3, 2017
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