Remember the part in “RBG” where Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg was shown guest-starring in an opera?
This is the opera … La Fille Du Regiment, airing July 7 on PBS as part of its Great Performances at the Met series. Donizetti’s romantic comedy stars Pretty Yende as Marie, the adopted daughter of the 21st regiment, alongside Javier Camarena as her lover Tonio, Stephanie Blythe as the Marquise of Berkenfield and Maurizio Muraro as Sulpice.
Enrique Mazzola conducts. Nadine Sierra hosts.
Watch the trailer and an exclusive excerpt below:
Film icon Kathleen Turner makes her Met debut as the Duchess of Krakenthorp, a role that has been portrayed by several famous women, including Bea Arthur, Marian Seldes, and yes … The Notorious RBG.
Check her out below:
View pics from Great Performances at the Met: La Fille Du Regiment below: