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Great Performances at the Met Previous Broadcasts

L'amour De Loin (Episode #1103H)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000, Kaija Saariaho's yearning medieval romance L'Amour de Loin ("Love From Afar"), has its Met premiere. The production is by Robert Lepage, co-produced with L'Opera de Quebec, where it premiered to acclaim last summer, in collaboration with Ex Machina. Debuting Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki leads the performance, which stars Susanna Phillips as Clemence, Eric Owens as Jaufre, and Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who carries messages of love between them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

La Traviata (Episode #1109H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan Violetta in Verdi's classic, with Michael Fabiano as her ardent lover Alfredo and Thomas Hampson as his disapproving father Germont, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 -- 3:00 AM
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