AIRED ON 6/1/2016
Season 43 : Episode 5
AIRS ON 9/30/2016
Season 43 : Episode 6
Distinguished conductor Valery Gergiev leads the third annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night concert in the Schoenbrunn Palace's magnificent baroque gardens.
Renée Fleming stars in Richard Strauss's opera about a widow who is pursued by two suitors.
For the first time in its history The Metropolitan Opera performsRossini's final comic masterpiece, Le Comte Ory.Renée Fleming hosts.Juan Diego Flórez stars as the title character.
Giuseppe Verdi's famous opera was recorded in Mantua, Italy, in sites, and even times of day, specified in the opera's libretto. The ambitious production was aired live worldwide in September 2010, and this film is the result.
French sopranoNatalie Dessay returns in one of her greatest roles, last seen on Great Performances in a http://www.tv.com/shows/great-performances/great-performances-at-the-met-lucia-di-lammermoor-1288788/">2007 production.Gaetano Donizetti's opera is the story of a woman driven to madness at being forced to marry a man she does not love.
Also starsJoseph Callejaas Edgardo. RenéeFleming serves as hostess.