Great Performances at the Met (Season 15)

Great Performances at the Met: Anna Netrebko in Concert

Air date: 06/19/2021

Premieres Friday, June 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)

Musical selections:

“Lilacs,” Op. 21, No. 5
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Poetry by Ekaterina Andreyena Beketova

“Before my window,” Op. 26, No. 10
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Poetry by Glafira Adol’fovna Galina

“How fair this spot,” Op. 21, No. 7
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Poetry by Glafira Adol’fovna Galina

“The lark’s song rings more clearly,” Op. 43, No. 1
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Poetry by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy

“Il pleure dans mon cœur”
Music by Claude Debussy
Poetry by Paul Verlaine

“Depuis le jour” from Louise
Music and libretto by Gustave Charpentier

“It was in the early spring,” Op. 38, No. 2
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Poetry by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy

“Tell me, in the shade of the branches,” Op. 57, No. 1
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Poetry by Vladimir Sollogub

“Mattinata”
By Ruggero Leoncavallo

“Uzh vecher … Oblakov pomerknuli kraya”
from The Queen of Spades
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto by Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky,
based on a novella by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

“The clouds begin to scatter,” Op. 42, No. 3
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Poetry by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

“Nights of Delirium,” Op. 60, No. 6
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Poetry by Aleksey Nikolayevich Apukhtin

“Die Nacht,” Op. 10, No. 3
Music by Richard Strauss
Poetry by Hermann von Gilm
By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., publisher and copyright owner.

“Ständchen,” Op. 17, No. 2
Music by Richard Strauss
Poetry by Adolf Friedrich von Schack
By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., publisher and copyright owner.

A Dream,” Op. 38, No. 5
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Poetry by Fyodor Sologub

“Amidst the day,” Op. 47, No. 6
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Poetry by Aleksey Nikolayevich Apukhtin

 

Short Listing:
Experience the opera star performing a variety of selections from Vienna’s Spanish Riding School.

Long Listing:
Experience the opera megastar performing Russian songs by Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky as well as selections by Debussy, Dvořák, Fauré and Strauss from Vienna’s Spanish Riding School accompanied by Pavel Nebolsin on piano.

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Soprano Anna Netrebko rehearsing for her live performance at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School. Photo: Jürgen Hausmann / Met Opera

Soprano Anna Netrebko rehearsing for her live performance at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School. Photo Jürgen Hausmann / Met Opera

Soprano Anna Netrebko performing live at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School accompanied by pianist Pavel Nebolsin. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.

Soprano Anna Netrebko performing live at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.

Mezzo-soprano Elena Maximova and soprano Anna Netrebko performing live at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School accompanied by pianist Pavel Nebolsin. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.

Soprano Anna Netrebko performing live at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School accompanied by pianist Pavel Nebolsin. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.

Soprano Anna Netrebko performing live at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.

Pianist Pavel Nebolsin, soprano Anna Netrebko and mezzo-soprano Elena Maximova at Vienna's historic Spanish Riding School. Photo courtesy of the Met Opera.