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Great Performances at the Met: Der Rosenkavalier Preview

Season 51 Episode 1 | 30s

Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy includes soprano Lise Davidsen as the aging Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as her lover Octavian and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie, the beautiful younger woman who steals his heart. Bass Günther Groissböck returns as the churlish Baron Ochs, and Markus Brück is Sophie’s wealthy father, Faninal.

Major series funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES is provided by The Joseph & Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Jody and John Arnhold, the Abra Prentice Foundation, The Starr Foundation, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Seton J. Melvin, the Estate of Worthington Mayo-Smith, the Jack Lawrence Charitable Remainder Trust Worchell Lawrence, and Ellen and James S. Marcus.
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Experience director Simon McBurney’s Met debut of Mozart’s opera.
Celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio.
An opera based on the true story of boxer Emile Griffith.
Experience Kate Prince’s dance and theater show set to the songs of Sting.
New York City Ballet presents an evening of works by George Balanchine and Justin Peck.
Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes his Met debut.
Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy includes Lise Davidsen, Samantha Hankey and more.
Great Performances presents the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s summer night concert.
Great Performances presents Leonard Bernstein’s Kaddish symphony.
Michael Volle performs his first Verdi role at the Met as the knight Falstaff.