Great Performances

In Memoriam: Mirella Freni

Clip: Season 47 | 1m 35s

GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of Mirella Freni, one of the preeminent lyric sopranos of her generation who memorably starred in several GREAT PERFORMANCES opera presentations. In this clip from Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” Freni sings Susanna’s Act IV aria “Deh vieni, non tardar.”

Aired: 02/11/20

Rating: NR

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GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, the Irene Diamond Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Seton J. Melvin, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, The Starr Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, Jody and John Arnhold, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, The Agnes Varis Trust, the Lenore Hecht Foundation, The Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, public television viewers, and PBS.