Opera

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

GP at the Met: Carmen

GP at the Met: Carmen

Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenor Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.

Premiered June 16, 2019
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GP at the Met: La Traviata

GP at the Met: La Traviata

See Michael Mayer’s richly textured production of Verdi’s classic opera, starring soprano Diana Damrau as the tragic heroine Violetta and Juan Diego Flórez as her hapless lover Alfredo. Met Opera music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

Premiered April 5, 2019
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GP at the Met: Samson et Dalila

GP at the Met: Samson et Dalila

Watch Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic based on the tale of Samson and Delilah from the Book of Judges. Starring tenor Roberto Alagna and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča in the title roles. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Premiered March 24, 2019
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GP at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

GP at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

Watch Puccini’s blazing love story set in the Wild West, based on David Belasco’s play “The Girl of the Golden West,” starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann. Marco Armiliato conducts.

Premiered February 24, 2019
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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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Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago

Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago
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Reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck’s enduringly popular opera based on the famous Greek myth. From Lyric Opera of Chicago in collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet. Starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman and Lauren Snouffer.

Premiered January 18, 2019 | Video expires January 16, 2022

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
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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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