The Metropolitan Opera performs six of its Saturday matinee performances.
Radames, a military commander in Egypt, falls in love with Aida, a captured Ethiopian princess. Radames is loved by the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris, although he does not return her feelings.
- KET Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 am EDT
Maria Stuarda #709
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato takes on the virtuosic bel canto role of the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots. Director David McVicar turns to the second opera of Donizetti's Tudor trilogy, which explores regal characters at fateful moments of their lives.
- KET Friday, August 2 at 3:00 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/shows/gpatmet