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Air Date: Sat, Dec 12, 2020 7:30 PM
Great Performances at the Met presents Agrippina, Handel’s dark comedy of intrigue and impropriety. In this production from David McVicar set in the present, Joyce DiDonato stars as the cunning title character, with Kate Lindsey, Brenda Rae, Iestyn Davies and Nicholas Tamagna. Harry Bicket conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 31, 2020 8:00 PM
Join us on Halloween for GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET for a ghostly tale of a ship captain doomed to sail the seas for eternity. This maritime myth goes back hundreds of years, and is captured in the 187-year-old opera Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman). Francois Girard’s production of the opera stars Evgeny Nikitin (pictured) in the title role, opposite Anja Kampe in her Met debut. Valery Gergiev conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 15, 2020 8:00 PM
Experience artist William Kentridge’s interpretation of Berg’s tragic opera set in an apocalyptic pre-World War I environment. Peter Mattei stars in the title role. Met music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 18, 2020 8:00 PM
Enjoy this classic American folk opera that brings 1920s Charleston to life with a beloved score from George Gershwin in a new production directed by James Robinson. Eric Owens and Angel Blue star in the title roles and David Robertson conducts.