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
The Pearl Fishers (Episode #1005H)
KQED Plus: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
For the first time in a century, the Met stages Bizet's lush, melodic romance. Diana Damrau leads the cast as Leila, with Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecien as the two pearl fishers whose friendship is tested by their rivalry for her affections.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 23, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 8:00 PM
Lulu (Episode #1004H)
KQED Plus: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 12:00 PM
Inventive visual artist William Kentridge stages Alban Berg's shocking masterpiece about a femme fatale, with Marlis Petersen in the title role and Susan Graham, Daniel Brenna and Paul Groves. Lothar Koenigs conducts.