Great Performances

S47 E29 | PREVIEW

GP at the Met: Maria Stuarda

The first-ever Met production of Donizetti’s opera stars Joyce DiDonato as Mary, Queen of Scots with South African soprano Elza van den Heever as Elizabeth I, Mary’s formidable rival, and Matthew Polenzani as the Earl of Leicester.

AIRED: September 06, 2020 | 0:00:30
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TRANSCRIPT

Behold the clash of queens. England's Elizabeth I so jealous of her

imprisoned royal rival Mary, Queen of Scots, Maria Stuarda.

That she seals her doom. Look for Elza van den Heever as Elizabeth.

Joyce DiDonato as Mary and Matthew Polenzani

as the man they both want.

In Donizetti's brilliant tour de force, "Maria Stuarda."

Only on "Great Performances at the Met."

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