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.
Don Pasquale (#501) Duration: 2:25:39 STEREO TVG
Anna Netrebko revives her turn in this sophisticated bel canto comedy opposite Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien and John Del Carlo in the title role. Music Director James Levine conducts.
Eugene Onegin (#801H) Duration: 2:56:46 SRND51 TVPG
Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. Deborah Warner's new production, directed by Fiona Shaw, is set in the late 19th century and moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Onegin's friend turned rival.