Great Performances at the Met (Season 15)

Great Performances at the Met: Diana Damrau & Joseph Calleja in Concert

Air date: 08/06/2021

Premieres beginning Friday, August 6 on PBS

Premieres Sunday, August 8 at 12:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN

Enjoy the soprano-tenor duo performing works by Verdi, Bizet, Rossini and more from the Cappella Palatina of the Royal Palace of Caserta accompanied by Vincenzo Scalera on piano. Soprano Angel Blue hosts.

Musical selections:

“Mario! Mario!” from “Tosca”
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and
Luigi Illica, based on the play “La Tosca”
by Victorien Sardou

“E lucevan le stelle” from “Tosca”
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and
Luigi Illica, based on the play “La Tosca”
by Victorien Sardou

“Vissi d’arte” from “Tosca”
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and
Luigi Illica, based on the play “La Tosca”
by Victorien Sardou

“Una parola, o Adina … Chiedi all’aura lusinghiera” from “L’Elisir d’Amore”
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Felice Romani 

“Ma se m’è forza perderti” from “Un Ballo in Maschera”
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Antonio Somma 

“Höre ich Zigeunergeigen” from “Gräfin Mariza”
Music by Emmerich Kálmán
Libretto by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald
By arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Agent in the USA
for Josef Weinberger, Ltd., London, publisher and copyright owner. 

“Granada”
Written by Agustín Lara Peer International Corporation (BMI) 

“Non ti scordar di me” from the film “Non Ti Scordar di Me”
Music by Ernesto De Curtis
Lyrics by Domenico Furnò
BEBOTON VERLAG GMBH (GEMA)
All rights on behalf of BEBOTON VERLAG GMBH administered by WC Music Corp. 

“Ave Maria”
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach / Charles Gounod 

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Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

Diana Damrau, Joseph Calleja and Vincenzo Scalera on piano. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.