Porgy and Bess: TV Spot (Eric Owens)
The Gershwins’ American classic returns to the Met stage for the first time in nearly 30 years to open the 2019–20 season. Eric Owens stars as Porgy, opposite Angel Blue as Bess, in James Robinson’s new production.
Anthony Roth Costanzo and Sean Gandini on Akhnaten
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and choreographer and juggler Sean Gandini talk with Live in HD host Angel Blue about the incorporation of juggling in Phelim McDermott’s new production of Philip Glass’s “Akhnaten.” 2019–20 season.
Christine Goerke on Turandot
Soprano Christine Goerke discusses singing the title role of Puccini’s “Turandot” with Live in HD host Angel Blue. 2019–20 season.
Akhnaten in Rehearsal
The cast of Philip Glass’s “Akhnaten,” including Anthony Roth Costanzo, Disella Lárusdóttir, and members of Gandini Juggling, take part in an early rehearsal. Production: Phelim McDermott. Conductor: Karen Kamensek. 2019–20 season.
Turandot: “Nessun dorma”
Yusif Eyvazov sings Calàf’s Act III aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Franco Zeffirelli. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. 2019–20 season.
Turandot: “In questa reggia”
Christine Goerke sings an excerpt from Turandot’s Act II aria in the final dress rehearsal. Production: Franco Zeffirelli. Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin. 2019–20 season.
Dialogues des Carmélites: Jessye Norman
Jessye Norman as Madame Lidoine in the Act II “Ave Maria” from Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites. Production: John Dexter. Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal. April 4, 1987.
Les Troyens: "Malheureux roi!"
Jessye Norman as Cassandra from the Met's live telecast of Berlioz's "Les Troyens" on October 8, 1983.