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S38 Ep13
GP at the Met: Iphigenie En Tauride
Gluck's rarely performed masterpiece, Iphigenie en Tauride, starring Susan Graham, Placido Domingo and Paul Groves, will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Patrick Summers conducts the revival of the Metropolitan Opera's much-lauded production by Stephen Wadsworth.
Premiered: 5/29/2011
S38 Ep14
Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert
In remembrance and renewal, THIRTEEN'S Great Performances will broadcast A Concert for New York, performed by the New York Philharmonic on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, led by Music Director Alan Gilbert, taped the previous night at a free concert in Avery Fisher Hall at New York's Lincoln Center. The concert will air Sunday, September 11 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).
Premiered: 5/30/2011
S38 Ep12
GP at the Met: La Fanciulla Del West
The Metropolitan Opera's production of La Fanciulla del West, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opera's 1910 world premiere at the Met, will air April 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Deborah Voigt sings the role of Minnie, with Marcello Giordani as Dick Johnson (the disguised bandit Ramerrez) and Lucio Gallo as the villainous sheriff Jack Rance.
Premiered: 4/24/2011
S38 Ep11
GP at the Met: Don Carlo
The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Verdi's Don Carlo will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 3 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). The production is conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, directed by Nicholas Hytner, and is starring Roberto Alagna, Marina Poplavskaya, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Simon Keenlyside, and Eric Halfvarson.
Premiered: 4/3/2011
S38 Ep9
Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium
Billy Joel in Concert
Shortly before the demolition of New York City's Shea Stadium in July 2008, Billy Joel electrified audiences with two memorable concerts at the arena. Joel's special guests included Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, and Sir Paul McCartney whose 1965 appearance there with the Beatles was so iconic. Hear those songs are performed in full in Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium in March on Great Performances.
Premiered: 3/6/2011
S38 Ep6
GP at the Met: Boris Godunov
The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov starring Rene Pape as Boris and conducted by Valery Gergiev, will air on Thirteen’s Great Performances Sunday, February 13 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Stephen Wadsworth directs the company’s first new production of the opera since 1974.
Premiered: 2/13/2011
S38 Ep5
GP at the Met: Don Pasquale
Anna Netrebko revives her sensational turn in this sophisticated bel canto comedy, opposite Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, and John Del Carlo in the title role. Met Music Director James Levine conducts. When Otto Schenk's production premiered in 2006, the New York Times acclaimed it as "brilliant" and "wonderful."
Premiered: 1/5/2011
S38 Ep4
From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2011
Vienna New Year's Celebration 2012
Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns to host the annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Mariss Jansons from Vienna's Musikverein. The famed Vienna Boys' Choir will add their celestial voices to the gala. From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012 airs live Sunday, January 1 at 2:30 p.m. (check local listings) with an encore at 7:30 p.m.
Premiered: 12/31/2010
S38 Ep3
Celebracion! Dudamel, Florez, and the L.A. Philharmonic
THIRTEEN's Great Performances spotlights the October 7 opening night concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel featuring renowned Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Actress Eva Mendes hosts the broadcast. The program will air Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).
Premiered: 12/28/2010
S42 Ep7
Macbeth
The production, though retaining the Goold’s concept of relocating the bloody action to a nameless 20th-century militaristic society, has been rethought in vivid filmic terms starring Sir Patrick Stewart in his Tony-nominated performance and Tony-nominated Kate Fleetwood. Presented on PBS as part of the Great Performances series Wednesday, October 6, at 9 p.m. (check local listings).
Premiered: 10/5/2010
S37 Ep27
Renee Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky
America's favorite soprano, Renee Fleming, and Russia's greatest living baritone, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, travel to St. Petersburg--the "Venice of the North"--where they perform great opera scenes in the magnificent palaces of the Czars in the former capital of Imperial Russia.
Premiered: 8/31/2010

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