Most Popular James Levine Trailers
Total trailers found: 48
Fantasia 2000 Trailer (1999)
31 December 1999
An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.
Götterdämmerung Trailer (1990)
05 May 1990
The stupendous climax to Wagner’s four-part Ring cycle is brilliantly realized by the Otto Schenk/Günther Schneider-Siemssen production and byJames Levine’s monumental conducting.
L'italiana in Algeri Trailer (1986)
30 January 1986
L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini to an Italian libretto by Angelo Anelli.
Turandot Trailer (1987)
01 April 1987
The Franco Zeffirelli production of Puccini's "Turandot", recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera in April, 1987.
L'Elisir d'amore Trailer (1991)
11 November 1991
L'ELISIR D'AMORE tells the story of a young man in love with a local beauty, but too shy to do anything about it.
18 October 2014
Richard Eyre’s elegant production, which opened the Met’s 2014–15 season, sets the action of Mozart’s timeless social comedy in a manor house in 1930s Seville.
Falstaff Trailer (2013)
14 December 2013
Live performance from the Metropolitan Opera, 14 December 2013.
26 April 2014
Met Music director James Levine conducts a cast of youthful stars in Mozart’s sophisticated comedy about testing the ties of love.
19 March 2013
In the depths of the Rhine, the three Rhinemaidens guard the Rhinegold, a treasure of immeasurable value.
01 September 2006
Elektra, Op. 58, is a one-act opera by Richard Strauss, to a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, which he adapted from his 1903 drama Elektra.
13 November 2010
After disinheriting his nephew Ernesto, the elderly DON PASQUALE seeks a wife to produce an heir for his estate.
Nabucco Trailer (2002)
15 June 2002
Nabucco - live from Metropolitan Opera, June 2002. On its surface, Nabucco is about the epic struggle of Zaccaria and the Jews suppressed by Babylon’s King Nebuchadnezzar and his vengeful daughter, Abigaille.
Die Walküre Trailer (1990)
23 February 1990
From Siegmund's stormy entrance to Wotan's sorrowful exit, Die Walküre is the most dramatic opera in Wagner's Ring cycle.
15 October 2003
Two years prior to the opening scene, the nobleman Florestan has exposed or attempted to expose certain crimes of the nobleman Pizarro.
Die Walküre Trailer (2011)
04 May 2011
Robert Lepage’s landmark staging of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, unveiled over the course of the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons, was the first new Met production of the complete cycle in more than 20 years.
Don Giovanni Trailer (2000)
01 December 2000
Live performance at the Metropolitan Opera in 2000.
29 December 2009
Live from the Metropolitan Opera 19 December 2009.
Elektra Trailer (1994)
01 January 1994
The Otto Schenk production of Richard Strauss's "Elektra", filmed live at the Metropolitan Opera in January, 1994.
Aida Trailer (1985)
03 January 1985
tt0825597. Aïda (1985) Metropolitan Opera. Verdi / Italian. Egypt is at war with Ethiopia. Aida, captive Ethiopian slave, is in love Radames, captain of the Egyptian army.
Verdi Rigoletto Trailer (1981)
15 December 1981
The opera s dramatic structure frames and enhances the characters. Scenes of magnificence regularly alternate with scenes of darkness and squalor.
Carmen Trailer (2000)
01 October 2000
Carmen is an opera in four acts by the French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée.
Verdi Don Carlo Trailer (1980)
20 August 1980
This is the best overall production I have seen of this opera. Though I like the French version done at the Chalet in 1996, this is still the best.
Francesca da Rimini Trailer (1984)
07 April 1984
Live performance at the Metropolitan Opera, 1984. James Levine conducting Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
Verdi Otello Trailer (1995)
01 October 1995
Based on Shakesphere's play, Verdi's opera OTELLO depicts the devastating effects of jealousy, "...the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds upon".
La Cenerentola Trailer (1997)
27 October 1997
Live from the Met 1997
08 December 2001
James Morris leads an all-star cast including Karita Mattila, Ben Heppner, Thomas Allen and René Pape, in this production of Wagner's comic opera, recorded live at New York's Metropolitan Opera in 2001.
Il trovatore Trailer (2000)
26 September 2000
Set in the mountains of Medieval Northern Spain, "Il Trovatore" (the Troubadour) is a chanting warrior named Manrico.
10 July 1998
Heralded as the biggest single musical event in history, three legendary tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo, come together for the ultimate opera performance.
Così fan tutte Trailer (1996)
27 February 1996
Live performance from the Metropolitan Opera, 27 February, 1996.
Carmen Trailer (1997)
25 March 1997
Live performance from the Metropolitan Opera, 25 March 1997.
26 September 1994
Puccini's Il Tabarro & Leoncavallo's Pagliacci; Pavarotti and Domingo star in MET 1994-1995 season opener.
27 April 1996
This tribute to James Levine, first shown on PBS, was only part of that glorious evening. Here we have the whole performance, up to three hours.
Simon Boccanegra Trailer (1984)
29 December 1984
Live from the Metropolitan Opera: Simon Boccanegra
Beethoven Fidelio Trailer (2000)
02 June 2000
When Act 2 of Fidelio is being poured out in the most glorious tones imaginable from Mattila, Heppner and Pape - who can possibly complain? Who would honestly want to replace any of them? Who can fail to be overwhelmed with gratitude to own this disc? If I continue to count our blessings, I might mention the splendid Robert Lloyd drawing us to a thrilling finale as Don Fernando; and Falk Struckmann a convincingly evil Pizarro.
Tristan une Isolde Trailer (1999)
18 December 1999
James Levine conducts the Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus in this production of Wagner's great love story.
09 November 1996
This live from the Met telecast from October 1996 of Giordano’s infrequently performed verismo gem is an absolute pleasure to watch and listen to and I highly recommend it.
Siegfried Trailer (1990)
23 February 1990
Siegfried is the third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner.
27 July 1983
In Concert at the Met (DVD) - Highlights Five of the Met's greatest stars - Price, Horne, Troyanos, Domingo, and Milnes - joined James Levine for a series of irresistible concert programs, originally telecast in the 1980s.
Un Ballo In Maschera Trailer (1991)
26 January 1991
Verdi's opera performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine. Starring Luciano Pavarotti.
Verdi Rigoletto Trailer (1977)
07 November 1977
Rigoletto performed by the Metropolitan Opera.
Don Carlo Trailer (1980)
21 February 1980
tt1943692. Don Carlo (1980) Metropolitan Opera. Verdi / italian. King Philip's court is plagued by rebels, family squabbles and intrigue.
Die Zauberflöte Trailer (1991)
12 December 1991
The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte, K. 620) is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.
Don Giovanni Trailer (1990)
05 April 1990
Every woman wants him, every man wants to be him: Mozart’s version of the irresistible rogue who brings excitement with him and leaves destruction it his wake has always attracted top singing actors, as in this performance brilliantly led by James Levine.
Semiramide Trailer (1990)
22 December 1990
In ancient Babylon, SEMIRAMIDE (Anderson) encourages her lover Assur (Ramey) to murder her husband, King Ninus.
29 April 1980
Manon Lescaut (L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut) is a short novel by French author Abbé Prévost.
Idomeneo Trailer (1982)
01 January 1982
Opera royalty Luciano Pavarotti brings dignity and power to the title role in this 1982 production. During a squall at sea, Idomeneo -- the king of Crete -- swears to Neptune that if the monarch survives, he'll sacrifice the first person he encounters onshore.
Verdi Don Carlo Trailer (1983)
28 July 1983
Ghiaurov, Freni, and Bumbry were great voices in their time, and they are still effective here -- good enough musicians to put over the quite heavy vocal and expressive demands of their roles.
Aida Trailer (1989)
06 October 1989
tt0254940. Aida (1989) Metropolitan Opera. Verdi / Italian. AIDA, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt.