Great Performances

Act III Duet

Clip: Season 44 Episode 25 | 1m 40s

Erin Morley and Elīna Garanča sing Sophie and Octavian's final Der Rosenkavalier duet. Renée Fleming performs one of her greatest signature roles, The Marschallin, in Der Rosenkavalier on the season finale of Great Performances at the Met. Elīna Garanča plays Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The opera was conducted by Sebastian Weigle and directed by Robert Carsen.

Aired: 09/03/17

Rating: NR

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