Great Performances at the Met (Season 15)

Great Performances at the Met: Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala in Concert

Air date: 10/01/2021

Premieres beginning Friday, October 1 on PBS (check local listings)
Premieres Sunday, October 3 at 12 p.m. on THIRTEEN

From the historic Stadthalle in Wuppertal, Germany, recorded in January, this world-famous soprano-tenor pair perform arias and duets from some of their many performances at the Met including Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier,” Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino,” “Luisa Miller” and Dvořák’s “Rusalka” accompanied by Vincenzo Scalera on piano.

Musical selections:
“Pace, pace, mio Dio”
from Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino”
Performed by Sondra Radvanovsky

“Mamma, quel vino è generoso”
from Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Performed by Piotr Beczała

“Vicino a te s’acqueta … La nostra morte”
from Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier”
Performed by Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała

“Come un bel dì di Maggio”
from Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier”
Performed by Piotr Beczała

“Io son l’umile ancella”
from Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur”
Performed by Sondra Radvanovsky

Song to the Moon
from Dvořák’s “Rusalka”
Performed by Sondra Radvanovsky

Prince’s Aria
from Dvořák’s “Rusalka”
Performed by Piotr Beczała

Final Duet
from Dvořák’s “Rusalka”
Performed by Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała

 

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Piotr Beczala and Sondra Radvanovsky accompanied by pianist Vincenzo Scalera. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera.

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Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczala accompanied by pianist Vincenzo Scalera. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera.

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Sondra Radvanovsky. Photo by Michael Cooper.

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Piotr Beczala accompanied by pianist Vincenzo Scalera. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera.

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Piotr Beczala and Sondra Radvanovsky accompanied by pianist Vincenzo Scalera. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera.

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Sondra Radvanovsky accompanied by pianist Vincenzo Scalera. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera.

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Piotr Beczala. Photo by Johannes Ifkovits.