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LA BOHEME
Gaffigan; Car, Blue, Grigolo, Dupuis, Luciano, Rose, Maxwell


ENCORE Broadcast Season Premiere
September 25, 2018


Friday May 24 at 8 pm EDT


 
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May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FIDELIO
3:00 pm
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 02/13/1960 Böhm; Nilsson, Vickers, Uhde, Czerwenka, Hurley, Anthony MOD Audio SID.19200747 This performance was issued also on Sony’s Met Historic CD series, as well as being in MOoD. Bohm, Nilsson, and … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THE RAKE'S PROGRESS
6:00 pm
THE RAKES PROGRESS:Stravinsky Original Air Date: 02/14/1953 Reiner; Conley, Güden, Harrell, Thebom SID.19200748 This is the American premiere with the composer in attendance. Worth noting is the director for this production is George Balanchine. It’s … Continue reading "THE RAKE’S PROGRESS"
May 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
9:00 pm
WOZZECK:Berg Original Air Date: 01/06/1990 Levine; Hornik, Behrens, Clark, McIntyre, King SID.19200749 Behrens had done Marie in 1985 with Christian Boesch also under Levine. King is luxury casting as the Drum Major, but I think … Continue reading "WOZZECK"
May 20 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LA GIOCONDA @ | |
12:00 am
LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 02/03/1990 Santi; Dimitrova, Beccaria, Fondary, Toczyska, Plishka SID.19210101The distaff side was definitely an Iron Curtain special, with both Dimitrova and Milcheva from Bulgaria and Toczyska from Poland. Beccaria replaced Pavarotti … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
May 20 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TOSCA @ | |
6:00 am
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 01/06/1979 Conlon; Verrett, Pavarotti, MacNeil MOD Audio SID.19210102This performance has the same three leads as the telecast from a few weeks earlier– Tajo replaces Corena as the Sacristan. The video is … Continue reading "TOSCA"
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @ | |
9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/13/1982 Davis; Workman, Battle, Blake, Capecchi, Montarsolo MOD Audio SID.19210103The Met Database shows this as previously rebroadcast on Sirius, but not recently. The plus is relatively early Battle … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DON CARLO @ | |
12:00 pm
DON CARLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/07/1964 Adler; Corelli, Rysanek, Herlea, Dalis, Tozzi, Uhde MOD Audio SID.19210104This performance is in the Sony Historical CD series. Corelli is the centerpiece, but he despite being in thrilling voice, … Continue reading "DON CARLO"
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ELEKTRA @ | |
3:00 pm
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 01/10/1976 Hollreiser; Schröder-Feinen, Knie, Varnay, Dooley, Nagy SID.19210105This is Schroder-Feinen’s first of 3 Met Elektras this season, though Hollreiser had begun the season with Mastilovic in the title role. Varnay was … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TBA @ | |
6:00 pm
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19210106
May 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
TBA
9:00 pm
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19210107
May 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
IL TROVATORE @ | |
12:00 am
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/13/2001 Rizzi; Shicoff, Mescheriakova, Zajick, Frontali, Kavrakos SID.19210208Though Zajick does her best, she is almost completely wasted with this cast. This was possibly Volpe’s most disastrous new production.
May 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
PARSIFAL @ | |
6:00 am
PARSIFAL:Wagner Original Air Date: 04/12/2003 Gergiev; Domingo, Urmana, Struckmann, Pape, Putilin MOD Audio SID.19210209The main attraction here is Pape’s first Gurnemanz. I was not much taken with Gergiev’s work, but the part is a good … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
PARSIFAL
9:00 am
PARSIFAL:Wagner Original Air Date: 04/12/2003 Gergiev; Domingo, Urmana, Struckmann, Pape, Putilin MOD Audio SID.19210210 The main attraction here is Pape’s first Gurnemanz. I was not much taken with Gergiev’s work, but the part is a … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
STIFFELIO @ | |
12:00 pm
STIFFELIO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/05/1994 Levine; Domingo, Sweet, Chernov, Plishka, Riberi SID.19210211Stiffelio was a Met premiere in 1993, and it was telecast and later reissued on DVD. The video is from the fall series of … Continue reading "STIFFELIO"
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI @ | |
3:00 pm
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 04/04/1953 Erede; Milanov, Baum, Valentino / Rigal, Del Monaco, Silveri MOD Audio SID.19210212This performance is most notable for Del Monaco’s relatively early Canio. The role is … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI @ | |
6:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/20/1982 Levine; Scotto, Ochman, Elvira, Raimondi MOD Audio SID.19210213Scotto could be an interesting singer in this music, but not by 1982–simply too much Lady Macbeth and Gioconda, among other … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
May 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
GIULIO CESARE
9:00 pm
GIULIO CESARE:Handel Original Air Date: 04/21/2007 Bicket; Daniels, Swenson, Coote, Bardon, Zazzo MOD Audio SID.19210214Bicket knows this turf well, but a countertenor Caesar doesn’t work for me, but the whole of the work is tough … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
May 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TBA @ | |
12:00 am
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19210315
May 22 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TBA @ | |
6:00 am
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19210316
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TBA @ | |
9:00 am
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19210317
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TOSCA @ | |
12:00 pm
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 01/06/1979 Conlon; Verrett, Pavarotti, MacNeil MOD Audio SID.19210318This performance has the same three leads as the telecast from a few weeks earlier– Tajo replaces Corena as the Sacristan. The video is … Continue reading "TOSCA"