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
Les Troyens (Episode #708H)
KQED 9: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
The Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz's vast epic, last performed at the house in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Marcello Giordani and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale musical forces.
Aida (Episode #707H)
KQED 9: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
Aida, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. A military commander, Radames, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh. To complicate the story further, Radames is loved by the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings.
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
- KQED Life: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
La Clemenza Di Tito (Episode #704H)
KQED Life: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
Elina Garanca, Giuseppe Filianoti and Barbara Frittoli star in this production of Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito."
- KQED Life: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 1:00 AM