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Great Performances at the Met Previous Broadcasts

Otello (Episode #1002H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

See new staging of Verdi's masterpiece, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin and directed by Bartlett Sher, with Aleksandrs Antonenko as the tormented Moor of Venice, with Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona and Zeljko Lucic as Otello's sinister rival, Iago.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Macbeth (Episode #902H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Zeljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble's chilling production of Verdi's masterful adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and Rene Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg (Episode #905H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy-back at the Met for the first time in eight years-about a group of Renaissance "master singers" whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Der Rosenkavalier (Episode #1110H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renee Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances at the Met.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

La Traviata (Episode #1109H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan Violetta in Verdi's classic, with Michael Fabiano as her ardent lover Alfredo and Thomas Hampson as his disapproving father Germont, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

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