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Air Date: Sat, Apr 18, 2020 8:00 PM
Great Performances at The Met delights audiences with productions featuring the world’s leading stars of opera.
Air Date: Fri, Mar 20, 2020 8:00 PM
Enjoy Puccini’s famed final opera with this epic fairytale production set in China from Franco Zeffirelli starring soprano Christine Goerke in the title role. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 12, 2019 8:00 PM
Mezzo-soprano Clementine Margaine reprises her portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don Jose. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langree share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 8:00 PM
Watch Verdi’s grand opera featuring his most celebrated arias. Starring vocal powerhouses Anna Netrebko in the title role and Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris as they go toe to toe in this love story set in ancient Egypt. Nicola Luisotti conducts.
Air Date: Fri, Mar 22, 2019 8:00 PM
Watch as German operatic tenor Jonas Kaufmann explains why Birgit Nilsson was “an unbelievable force of nature” while English-Italian conductor Antonio Pappano breaks down her 1969 performance of “Turandot.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 2, 2019 9:30 PM
Join the international superstar trio and special guest Plácido Domingo for a magical night of music beneath the stars in Florence, Italy’s beautiful Santa Croce Square. Il Volo pays tribute to the Three Tenors with songs in operatic style.
Air Date: Mon, Dec 31, 2018 8:00 PM
A New Year’s Eve tradition continues with the New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, welcoming opera great Renée Fleming.
Air Date: Fri, May 25, 2018 9:00 PM
Explore the rich history of the Met Opera’s Lincoln Center home and its place in the cultural life of 1950s-60s New York City. Features famed soprano Leontyne Price, the Met’s general manager Rudolf Bing, city planner Robert Moses and architect Wallace Harrison.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 31, 2018 8:00 PM
See the American premiere of Thomas Adès’ opera, a surreal fantasy of a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape, based on Luis Buñuel’s 1962 film. Starring John Tomlinson and Alice Coote, with direction from librettist Tom Cairns and conducted by Adès.
Air Date: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 8:00 PM
Soprano Angela Meade and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton star in the Met’s new production, reprising their acclaimed 2013 portrayal of the title role and Adalgisa, respectively. Joseph Colaneri conducts.
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