Great Performances: At the Met – Carmen (PBS, June 14, 2024)

Great Performances

Great Performances returns with a new installment, “At the Met – Carmen,” airing on PBS on Friday, June 14, 2024. The episode features a new production of the classic opera, with mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina taking on the titular role and tenor Piotr Beczala as Carmen’s troubled lover, Don Jose.

The episode offers a stunning performance of the well-known opera, exploring the passionate and tragic story of Carmen and her ill-fated relationship with Don Jose. The production shows off the talented singers and their powerful performances, bringing to life the intense emotions and dramatic moments that have made “Carmen” an enduring favorite.

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“At the Met – Carmen” is a highlight of the Great Performances series, which has been showcasing the best of the performing arts on PBS since 1972. The series has earned a well-deserved reputation for bringing diverse and acclaimed performances to audiences across the country, and this episode will be no different.

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Great Performances: At the Met – Carmen airs on Friday, June 14, 2024, at 9:00 PM on PBS.

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