Next Episode of Great Performances at the Met is
Season 11 / Episode 3 and airs on 03 April 2017 01:00
Opera lovers, rejoice! If you can't make it to New York to see a performance at the Metropolitan Opera, the next best thing to being there is to see one of its Saturday matinees broadcast on PBS on Great Performances at the Met. Originally aired as part of its "Great Performances" series, the programs got their own title in 2006. With operatic standards like "Aida", "The Barber of Seville" and "Turandot" and performances by some of opera's biggest names, including Reneé Flemming, Placido Domingo and Anna Netrebko, the series brings the best of modern opera into American homes.
Experience the Met's new production of Wagner's epic work, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Nina Stemme stars with heldentenor Stuart Skelton, directed by Mariusz Trelinski. Also with Ekaterina Gubanova, Evgeny Nikitin and Rene Pape.
Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage's staging of Mozart's masterpiece. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi conducts.
Robert Lepage's production of "L'Amour de Loin'' features Susanna Phillips, Eric Owens and Tamara Mumford.
Diana Damrau stars in Bartlett Sher's production of Gounod's opera based on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet.''
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