“Great Performances at the Met” brings the best of the Metropolitan Opera into the homes of classical music fans across the United States. Now returning to Sundays at 9 a.m. on Arizona PBS, enjoy four more luscious productions.
Sept. 1: “Carmen”
Mezzo-soprano Clementine Margaine reprises her portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don Jose. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langree share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.
Sept. 8: “La Fille du Régiment”
Watch Donizetti’s romantic comedy about a budding military relationship starring Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena in a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks. Special guest Kathleen Turner makes her Met debut. Enrique Mazzola conducts.
Sept. 15: “Die Walküre”
Experience a Wagnerian event for the ages starring Christine Goerke as the willful warrior Brünnhilde alongside Stuart Skelton, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Greer Grimsley.
Sept. 22: “Dialogue des Carmelites”
John Dexter’s production of the Poulenc classic about the power of faith stars Isabel Leonard as Blanche and Karita Mattila as the Prioress.