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
Rigoletto (Episode #706H)
KQED 9: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke, Zeljko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter, Gilda.
- KQED Life: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Un Ballo In Maschera (Episode #705H)
KQED 9: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Marcelo Allvarez, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky star in David Alden's production of Verdi's opera.
- KQED Life: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Satyagraha (Episode #603H)
KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Phillip Glass' 1979 opera, based loosely on the life of Mohandas Gandhi.
- KQED Life: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 2:00 AM