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RIGOLETTO  ©Met Opera
Luisotti; Frontali, Sierra, Hymel, Kocán, Zaharia
Wednesday –  March 20  –  8:00 PM EDT

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Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @ | |
3:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120319Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Various @ | |
6:00 pm
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19120320Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
RIGOLETTO
8:00 pm
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/20/2019 Luisotti; Sierra, Zaharia, Hymel, Frontali, Kocán SID.19120321 PROGRAM RIGOLETTO {893} Giuseppe Verdi–Francesco Maria Piave/Victor Hugo Rigoletto……………Roberto Frontali Gilda……………….Nadine Sierra Duke of Mantua……….Francesco Demuro Maddalena……………Ramona Zaharia Sparafucile………….Stefan Kocán Monterone……………Robert Pomakov Borsa……………….Eduardo … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
Mar 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FALSTAFF
12:00 am
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/08/1986 Levine; Taddei, Neblett, Monk, Cossotto, Blegen, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19120422 Its particularly good to have this performance back on the radio. Taddei and Cossotto make a most interesting pair, and … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
Mar 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT @ | |
6:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/28/1940 Papi; Pons, Jobin, Petina, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19120423This performance has also been issued in the Sony Historical CD series from the Met. The surprise was that this … Continue reading "LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT"
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
9:00 am
BENVENUTO CELLINI:Berlioz Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd MOD Audio SID.19120424 This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music along the way, but … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @ | |
12:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/15/1973 Maag; Moffo, Alva, Gramm, Shane, Hines SID.19120425This Zauberflote turns up as among the most commonly broadcast Flutes. I’m not sure why except that it is in generally good sound. … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
AIDA @ | |
3:00 pm
AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/02/1996 Badea; Rautio, Sylvester, Zajick, Pons, Plishka SID.19120426While this is prime Zajick, the rest of this cast does not attract me. There are far worthier broadcasts including Solti and Steinberg from … Continue reading "AIDA"
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MANON @ | |
6:00 pm
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 02/28/1987 Rosenthal; Malfitano, Gulyás, Holloway SID.19120427This was the first Met broadcast of Massenet’s Manon in almost a quarter century, and despite the authentic touches of Rosenthal and Senechal, the Ponnelle production … Continue reading "MANON"
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @ | |
9:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/24/2007 Benini; Mattei, DiDonato, Flórez, Del Carlo, Relyea Live in HDMOD Video SID.19120428This is a simulcast of the first season Live in HD videocast. It’s the only matinee … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
Mar 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
12:00 am
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy SID.19120529 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
Mar 22 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ELEKTRA @ | |
6:00 am
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/30/1978 Leinsdorf; Mastilovic, Marton, Cornell, Bailey, Ulfung SID.19120530This broadcast marks Leinsdorf’s only season of Elektra since his debut and sophomore seasons in the late 1930s. Mastilovic is a solid if not … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @ | |
9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/24/2007 Benini; Mattei, DiDonato, Flórez, Del Carlo, Relyea Live in HDMOD Video SID.19120531This is a simulcast of the first season Live in HD videocast. It’s the only matinee … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE
12:00 pm
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE:Bartók Original Air Date: 01/28/1989 Levine; Ramey, Norman SID.19120532 What is defective about this is that in March of 2013 [and March 2015] the rebroadcast included the second work of the afternoon Schoenberg’s Erwartung … Continue reading "BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE"
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO @ | |
3:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/28/1995 Levine; Alaimo, Upshaw, Vaness, Croft, Ziegler SID.19120533This is very much a “Levine repertory” cast. Upshaw, Croft, Vaness figure prominently in Levine’s performances with a native as Figaro. … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FALSTAFF
6:00 pm
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/08/1986 Levine; Taddei, Neblett, Monk, Cossotto, Blegen, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19120534 Its particularly good to have this performance back on the radio. Taddei and Cossotto make a most interesting pair, and … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
FIDELIO @ | |
9:00 pm
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 12/18/1993 Michael; Evans, Heppner, Hale, Rootering, Donath, Schade MOD Audio SID.19120535This is not my favorite Fidelio, but more notable as Anne Evans’ Met farewell. Helen Donath has a small Met career … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
Mar 23 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
BILLY BUDD @ | |
12:00 am
BILLY BUDD:Britten Original Air Date: 04/19/1980 Leppard; Stilwell, Cassilly, Morris, Glossop, Ward SID.19120636The Met has broadcast Billy Budd 5 times since its arrival in 1978. This is the second, with Cassilly replacing the Vere creator … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
Mar 23 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @ | |
6:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120637Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @ | |
9:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120638Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Various
12:00 pm
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19120639 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.