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VIDEO: Renee Fleming Performs 'Adieu, notre petite table' in Rehearsal For Upcoming Performance


The concert will be held August 1 Dumbarton Oaks as part of the Met Stars Live in Concert series.

A video was released of Soprano Renée Fleming, accompanied by Robert Ainsley, singing "Adieu, notre petite table" from Massenet's Manon in a rehearsal for her August 1 performance.

Check out the rehearsal video below!

The upcoming concert will be held at Dumbarton Oaks as part of the Met Stars Live in Concert series.

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America's beloved diva performs live in an intimate and iconic American venue: the music salon of Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. The program shows off Fleming's wide repertoire, from favorite arias by Puccini and Massenet to moving selections by Handel and Korngold, in a location that helped change the course of the 20th century.

Program Highlights

"Endless pleasure, endless love"
From Handel's Semele

By Joseph Canteloube

"Adieu, notre petite table"
From Massenet's Manon

"Da geht er hin"
From R. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier

"Io son l'umile ancella"
From Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur

"O mio babbino caro"
From Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

"Over the Rainbow"
By Harold Arlen

Renée Fleming has appeared with all the world's leading opera companies and orchestras, is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, four Grammy Awards, Sweden's Polar Music Prize, Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit, the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, and was awarded the titles of Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur and Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. She is currently Artistic Advisor-at-Large at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Artistic Director of SongStudio at Carnegie Hall, and co-Artistic Director of Aspen Opera Theater and VocalARTS. She was a 1988 winner of the Met's National Council Auditions and has since given more than 250 performances in 22 roles with the company, including the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow, Desdemona in Otello, Violetta in La Traviata, Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro (the role of her 1991 debut) and Capriccio, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Rosina in the world premiere of John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles, Imogene in Il Pirata, Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes, and the title roles of Rusalka, Rodelinda, Armida, Thaïs, Manon, Arabella, and Susannah. She made her Broadway debut in 2015 in Joe DiPietro's Living on Love and returned in 2018 as Nettie Fowler in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award.

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