This summer, enjoy select encore performances from the award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. Patricia Racette sings the title role in the late Anthony Minghella's stunning production of Puccini's tragedy, a new classic of the Met repertory that opened the 2006-07 season. Marcello Giordani is American Navy Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, and Dwayne Croft and Maria Zifchak co-star. Patrick Summers conducts. This performance was originally transmitted live on Saturday, March 7, 2009.