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
Rusalka (Episode #805H)
KQED Plus: Sun, May 18, 2014 -- 12:00 PM
Renee Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting "Song to the Moon" in Dvorak's soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Jezibaba and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin is on the podium.
Falstaff (Episode #804H)
KQED Plus: Sun, May 11, 2014 -- 12:00 PM
An undisputed master of Verdi's final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts Robert Carsen's acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite an ensemble cast.