Great Performances at the Met
Matinee performances by the Metropolitan Opera are featured, including Mozart's `The Magic Flute'; Tan Dun's `The First Emperor'; and Rossini's `The Barber of Seville.'
Episode title: Tosca
Episode description: Puccini's "Tosca" stars soprano Patricia Racette as the title character, whose lover (Roberto Alagna) is arrested and threatened with death unless she gives herself to the police chief (George Gagnidze).
Scheduled broadcasts of Great Performances at the Met:
05-01-2016: 2:00 p.m.
A gardening program that visits beautiful and unique gardens across the country and features professional horticulturists.
Episode description: The evolution of gardening is explored during a visit to a historical garden.
Scheduled broadcasts of Garden Smart:
05-01-2016: 4:30 p.m.
05-08-2016: 4:31 p.m.
Rick Steves' Europe
An exploration of European locales that explains where to stay and what sights to see, and that also highlights history, art and culture.
Episode title: Prague
Episode description: A tour of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, includes Prague Castle; statue-lined Charles Bridge; and the Jewish Quarter.
Scheduled broadcasts of Rick Steves' Europe:
05-01-2016: 5:00 p.m.
05-08-2016: 5:00 p.m.
05-10-2016: 10:00 p.m.