Great Performances at the Met
In a historic first for any major performing arts institution in this country or abroad, the Metropolitan Opera this season will transmit 7 of its Saturday matinee performances live in high definition into movie theaters in the United States, Canada and Europe. These productions will later be broadcast on PBS.
Great Performances at the Met Previous Broadcasts
La Traviata (Episode #609H)
KQED Life: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 9:30 PM
Natalie Dessay, in her first Violetta at the Met. puts on the red dress in Willy Decker's production of "La Traviata." Matthew Polenzani sings Alfredo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky is Germont, and principal guest conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 3:30 AM
Manon (Episode #608H)
KQED Life: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
Anna Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of Massenet's tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met's principal guest conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium.
- KQED Life: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 2:00 AM