Commemorating September 11, 2001 on GREAT PERFORMANCES “Verdi’s Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11” – Sunday, September 11 at 6 pm

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Sunday, September 11 at 6 pm


Great Performances and The Metropolitan Opera present a performance of Verdi’s “Requiem”.

The Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conducted by Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the concert features performances by the Met orchestra, chorus and soloists Ailyn Pérez, Michelle DeYoung, Matthew Polenzani and Eric Owens. Hosted by world-renowned ballerina Misty Copeland from nearby the site of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the special includes footage from the archives of the museum as well as New York City’s Tribute in Light, a commemorative public art installation featuring two beams of light that reach up to four miles into the sky, echoing the shape and orientation of the Twin Towers, every year from dusk to dawn on the night of September 11.

This encore performance of Great Performances – Verdi’s Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11 airs Sunday, September 11 at 6 p.m.


Notable Talent:

  • Misty Copeland –Host
  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin – Met Music Director
  • Ailyn Pérez – Soprano
  • Michelle DeYoung – Mezzo-soprano
  • Matthew Polenzani – Tenor
  • Eric Owens – Bass-baritone