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MOSES UND ARON 12:00 am
MOSES UND ARON
Aug 1 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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MOSES UND ARON:Schoenberg Original Air Date: 12/20/2003 Levine; Tomlinson, Langridge SID.19310422 This performance was issued in Levine’s 40th anniversary CD box, and is also available in MOoD. This performance is well regarded.Both the MOoD and … Continue reading "MOSES UND ARON"
IDOMENEO 6:00 am
IDOMENEO
Aug 1 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/25/1989 Stivender; Jerusalem, Martin, Griffel, Quittmeyer, Lewis SID.19310423 This broadcast finds Siegfried Jerusalem in unfamiliar repertoire, and less stellar than usual casting surrounding him. Of greater interest in my view is … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
LOHENGRIN 9:00 am
LOHENGRIN
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/02/1943 Leinsdorf; Melchior, Varnay, Thorborg, Sved, Cordon SID.19310424 1940s broadcasts are uncommon. very solid casting. Practically the same cast does it twice again in 1945. Busch conducts the last one with … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
RIGOLETTO 12:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Verdi Original Air Date: 04/08/1967 Gardelli; MacNeil, Gedda, Peters, Giaiotti, Amparan MOD Audio SID.19310425 MacNeil made his Met debut as Rigoletto in 1959, his overwhelming performance an instant sensation. With a silvery, pinpoint voice, Peters … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
MANON LESCAUT 3:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/02/1985 Santi; Maliponte, Moldoveanu, Carlson, Berberian SID.19310426 This is Maliponte’s final Met broadcast, and only a fall group of Alice Fords remain in her Met career. Moldoveanu is getting some … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
MACBETH 6:00 pm
MACBETH
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 04/04/1964 Santi; MacNeil, Dalis, Giaiotti, Morell SID.19310427 Dalis is a replacement for Nilsson, and except for a wayward D flat in alt as conclusion to the Sleepwalking Scene, she delivers one … Continue reading "MACBETH"
ELEKTRA 9:00 pm
ELEKTRA
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 02/16/1980 Levine; Nilsson, Rysanek, Dunn, McIntyre, Nagy SID.19310428 This run of Elektras marked Nilsson’s return to the house after an absence of four years. It is also Levine’s first go at … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
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THE MAKROPULOS CASE 12:00 am
THE MAKROPULOS CASE
Aug 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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THE MAKROPULOS CASE:Janácek Original Air Date: 01/20/1996 Robertson; Norman, Clark, Hagegård, McIntyre SID.19310529 This was the cursed production which premiered the opera at the Met a few weeks earlier, and was stopped in minutes due … Continue reading "THE MAKROPULOS CASE"
TURANDOT 6:00 am
TURANDOT
Aug 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19310530 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. Turandot: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 9:00 am
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/15/1977 Woitach; Sills, Gedda, Edwards, Flagello SID.19310531 This broadcast captures Sills mid-way in her four year Met career. Would be nice to hear Gedda eight years earlier (2/1/1969) with … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX 12:00 pm
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX:Stravinsky Original Air Date: 02/21/2004 Gergiev; Trifonova, Banks, Zifchak / Forbis, Blythe, Nikitin SID.19310532 The Stravinsky evening as originally done by Levine with Hockney designs and … Continue reading "LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX"
SAMSON ET DALILA 3:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saens Original Air Date: 12/26/1964 Prêtre; Thomas, Dalis, Bacquier SID.19310533 This is the broadcast from the first season of the new production; Gorr had premiered the production triumphantly (I was there), but the … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19310534 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE 8:00 pm
IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE
IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE:Tchaikovsky/Bartók Original Air Date: 02/09/2019 Nanasi; Yoncheva, Polenzani, Markov, Azizov, Kowaljow, Denoke, Finley SID.19310535 Mariusz Treliński’s haunting production of the pairing of Tchaikovsky’s and Bartók’s one-act operas makes its first return to … Continue reading "IOLANTA / BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE"
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DIE WALKÜRE 12:00 am
DIE WALKÜRE
Aug 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
 
MACBETH 6:00 am
MACBETH
Aug 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 04/04/1964 Santi; MacNeil, Dalis, Giaiotti, Morell SID.19310637 Dalis is a replacement for Nilsson, and except for a wayward D flat in alt as conclusion to the Sleepwalking Scene, she delivers one … Continue reading "MACBETH"
DON GIOVANNI 9:00 am
DON GIOVANNI
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mozart Original Air Date: 03/10/1984 Tate; Morris, Behrens, Plishka, Neblett, Winbergh, Ewing SID.19310638 This is Neblett’s final Elvira, but she must have been in a bad patch because shortly before this Elivra, two of the … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
MOSES UND ARON 12:00 pm
MOSES UND ARON
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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MOSES UND ARON:Schoenberg Original Air Date: 12/20/2003 Levine; Tomlinson, Langridge SID.19310639 This performance was issued in Levine’s 40th anniversary CD box, and is also available in MOoD. This performance is well regarded.Both the MOoD and … Continue reading "MOSES UND ARON"
LOHENGRIN 3:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/02/1943 Leinsdorf; Melchior, Varnay, Thorborg, Sved, Cordon SID.19310640 1940s broadcasts are uncommon. very solid casting. Practically the same cast does it twice again in 1945. Busch conducts the last one with … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
RIGOLETTO 6:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Verdi Original Air Date: 04/08/1967 Gardelli; MacNeil, Gedda, Peters, Giaiotti, Amparan MOD Audio SID.19310641 MacNeil made his Met debut as Rigoletto in 1959, his overwhelming performance an instant sensation. With a silvery, pinpoint voice, Peters … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
MANON LESCAUT 9:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT
Aug 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/02/1985 Santi; Maliponte, Moldoveanu, Carlson, Berberian SID.19310642 This is Maliponte’s final Met broadcast, and only a fall group of Alice Fords remain in her Met career. Moldoveanu is getting some … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
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TURANDOT 12:00 am
TURANDOT
Aug 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19310743 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. Turandot: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
THE MAKROPULOS CASE 6:00 am
THE MAKROPULOS CASE
Aug 4 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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THE MAKROPULOS CASE:Janácek Original Air Date: 01/20/1996 Robertson; Norman, Clark, Hagegård, McIntyre SID.19310744 This was the cursed production which premiered the opera at the Met a few weeks earlier, and was stopped in minutes due … Continue reading "THE MAKROPULOS CASE"
ELEKTRA 9:00 am
ELEKTRA
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ELEKTRA @  |  |
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 02/16/1980 Levine; Nilsson, Rysanek, Dunn, McIntyre, Nagy SID.19310745 This run of Elektras marked Nilsson’s return to the house after an absence of four years. It is also Levine’s first go at … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
IDOMENEO 12:00 pm
IDOMENEO
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/25/1989 Stivender; Jerusalem, Martin, Griffel, Quittmeyer, Lewis SID.19310746 This broadcast finds Siegfried Jerusalem in unfamiliar repertoire, and less stellar than usual casting surrounding him. Of greater interest in my view is … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 3:00 pm
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/15/1977 Woitach; Sills, Gedda, Edwards, Flagello SID.19310747 This broadcast captures Sills mid-way in her four year Met career. Would be nice to hear Gedda eight years earlier (2/1/1969) with … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
DIE WALKÜRE 6:00 pm
DIE WALKÜRE
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
DIE WALKÜRE 9:00 pm
DIE WALKÜRE
Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
 
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LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX 12:00 am
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX
Aug 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX:Stravinsky Original Air Date: 02/21/2004 Gergiev; Trifonova, Banks, Zifchak / Forbis, Blythe, Nikitin SID.19320101 The Stravinsky evening as originally done by Levine with Hockney designs and … Continue reading "LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 6:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 5 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320102 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320103 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
FAUST 12:00 pm
FAUST
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 04/30/2005 Levine; Alagna, Isokoski, Pape, Hvorostovsky, Jepson MOD Audio SID.19320104 I still don’t understand why this production had to be scrapped for the McAnuff . Isokoski while in no way effacing … Continue reading "FAUST"
AIDA 3:00 pm
AIDA
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/03/1970 Molinari-Pradelli; Price, Thomas, Dalis, Merrill, Macurdy SID.19320105 This is far from the best of Price’s 6 audio broadcasts of Aida. Her first two from the old house were in 1963 … Continue reading "AIDA"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 6:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19320106 This is the opening of the new Met at Lincoln Center and the world premiere of the opera. Leontyne … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
PETER GRIMES 9:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
Aug 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Original Air Date: 12/10/1977 Pritchard; Vickers, Harper, Gramm, Kraft, Chookasian SID.19320107 This is Jon Vickers’ fourth and final Peter Grimes broadcast from the Met. Pritchard is an old hand and did the first … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
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LA BOHÈME 12:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Aug 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/08/2003 Viotti; Evseeva, Vargas, Arteta, Gerello, Bernstein SID.19320208 Not sure the reason for recycling this performance other than as a memorial to Viotti who died prematurely
DER ROSENKAVALIER 6:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Aug 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/22/1962 Maazel; Töpper, Crespin, Edelmann, Rothenberger, Herbert SID.19320209 Crespin I saw for the first time in Dallas a month before the broadcast which introduced her to the USA at large. … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/15/1992 Perick; Johns, Evans, Troyanos, Schmidt, Rootering SID.19320210 The only performer of special interest is William Johns. Jon Fredric West (later Tannhauser with Sharon Sweet) is the Walther. Johns has some … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 12:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/12/1972 Veltri; Price, Bergonzi, Paskalis, Siepi, Casei, Corena SID.19320211 This is Bergonzi’s only broadcast of Alvaro, and it is one of his best roles. Paskalis had a notable … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
SALOME 3:00 pm
SALOME
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strauss Original Air Date: 02/17/1962 Rosenstock; Lewis, Vinay, Thebom, Cassel, Olvis SID.19320212 Brenda Lewis has two Met Salomes, this broadcast, and an appearance three months later on tour in Dallas with Liebl for Vinay, and … Continue reading "SALOME"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 6:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/19/1972 Franci, Bergonzi, Scotto, Corena, Sereni MOD Audio SID.19320213 This is as good as it gets. Bergonzi is just that scintilla more seductive than Kraus, and the other 3 Italians … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
FIDELIO 9:00 pm
FIDELIO
Aug 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 01/07/1984 Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters, Atherton SID.19320214 This is an outstanding performance form all concerned and should be on MOoD. Marton is a fine Leonore and Vickers is an … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
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LUISA MILLER 12:00 am
LUISA MILLER
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.19320315 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
OTELLO 6:00 am
OTELLO
Aug 7 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
OTELLO @  |  |
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 10/13/1995 Levine; Domingo, Fleming, Morris, Croft MOD Video SID.19320316 This performance is also available as a DVD from Deutsche Grammophon. This was Fleming’s first big success at the Met, and she … Continue reading "OTELLO"
PETER GRIMES 9:00 am
PETER GRIMES
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Original Air Date: 12/10/1977 Pritchard; Vickers, Harper, Gramm, Kraft, Chookasian SID.19320317 This is Jon Vickers’ fourth and final Peter Grimes broadcast from the Met. Pritchard is an old hand and did the first … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320318 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 3:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320319 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
FAUST 6:00 pm
FAUST
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FAUST @  |  |
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 04/30/2005 Levine; Alagna, Isokoski, Pape, Hvorostovsky, Jepson MOD Audio SID.19320320 I still don’t understand why this production had to be scrapped for the McAnuff . Isokoski while in no way effacing … Continue reading "FAUST"
AIDA 9:00 pm
AIDA
Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
AIDA @  |  |
AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/03/1970 Molinari-Pradelli; Price, Thomas, Dalis, Merrill, Macurdy SID.19320321 This is far from the best of Price’s 6 audio broadcasts of Aida. Her first two from the old house were in 1963 … Continue reading "AIDA"
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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 12:00 am
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Aug 8 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA @  |  |
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19320422 This is the opening of the new Met at Lincoln Center and the world premiere of the opera. Leontyne … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
FIDELIO 6:00 am
FIDELIO
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 01/07/1984 Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters, Atherton SID.19320423 This is an outstanding performance form all concerned and should be on MOoD. Marton is a fine Leonore and Vickers is an … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
LA BOHÈME 9:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LA BOHÈME @  |  |
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/08/2003 Viotti; Evseeva, Vargas, Arteta, Gerello, Bernstein SID.19320424 Not sure the reason for recycling this performance other than as a memorial to Viotti who died prematurely
DER ROSENKAVALIER 12:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER @  |  |
DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/22/1962 Maazel; Töpper, Crespin, Edelmann, Rothenberger, Herbert SID.19320425 Crespin I saw for the first time in Dallas a month before the broadcast which introduced her to the USA at large. … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
TANNHÄUSER 3:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER @  |  |
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/15/1992 Perick; Johns, Evans, Troyanos, Schmidt, Rootering SID.19320426 The only performer of special interest is William Johns. Jon Fredric West (later Tannhauser with Sharon Sweet) is the Walther. Johns has some … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO @  |  |
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/12/1972 Veltri; Price, Bergonzi, Paskalis, Siepi, Casei, Corena SID.19320427 This is Bergonzi’s only broadcast of Alvaro, and it is one of his best roles. Paskalis had a notable … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
SALOME 9:00 pm
SALOME
Aug 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
Strauss Original Air Date: 02/17/1962 Rosenstock; Lewis, Vinay, Thebom, Cassel, Olvis SID.19320428 Brenda Lewis has two Met Salomes, this broadcast, and an appearance three months later on tour in Dallas with Liebl for Vinay, and … Continue reading "SALOME"
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE 12:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Aug 9 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
L'ELISIR D'AMORE @  |  |
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/19/1972 Franci, Bergonzi, Scotto, Corena, Sereni MOD Audio SID.19320529 This is as good as it gets. Bergonzi is just that scintilla more seductive than Kraus, and the other 3 Italians … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
FAUST 6:00 am
FAUST
Aug 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FAUST @  |  |
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 04/30/2005 Levine; Alagna, Isokoski, Pape, Hvorostovsky, Jepson MOD Audio SID.19320530 I still don’t understand why this production had to be scrapped for the McAnuff . Isokoski while in no way effacing … Continue reading "FAUST"
LUISA MILLER 9:00 am
LUISA MILLER
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LUISA MILLER @  |  |
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.19320531 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
OTELLO 12:00 pm
OTELLO
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
OTELLO @  |  |
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 10/13/1995 Levine; Domingo, Fleming, Morris, Croft MOD Video SID.19320532 This performance is also available as a DVD from Deutsche Grammophon. This was Fleming’s first big success at the Met, and she … Continue reading "OTELLO"
PETER GRIMES 3:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
PETER GRIMES @  |  |
PETER GRIMES:Britten Original Air Date: 12/10/1977 Pritchard; Vickers, Harper, Gramm, Kraft, Chookasian SID.19320533 This is Jon Vickers’ fourth and final Peter Grimes broadcast from the Met. Pritchard is an old hand and did the first … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19320534 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT 8:00 pm
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
 
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 10 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320636 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
SALOME 6:00 am
SALOME
Aug 10 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
Strauss Original Air Date: 02/17/1962 Rosenstock; Lewis, Vinay, Thebom, Cassel, Olvis SID.19320637 Brenda Lewis has two Met Salomes, this broadcast, and an appearance three months later on tour in Dallas with Liebl for Vinay, and … Continue reading "SALOME"
AIDA 9:00 am
AIDA
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/03/1970 Molinari-Pradelli; Price, Thomas, Dalis, Merrill, Macurdy SID.19320638 This is far from the best of Price’s 6 audio broadcasts of Aida. Her first two from the old house were in 1963 … Continue reading "AIDA"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 12:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19320639 This is the opening of the new Met at Lincoln Center and the world premiere of the opera. Leontyne … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
LA BOHÈME 3:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME @  |  |
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/08/2003 Viotti; Evseeva, Vargas, Arteta, Gerello, Bernstein SID.19320640 Not sure the reason for recycling this performance other than as a memorial to Viotti who died prematurely
DER ROSENKAVALIER 6:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER @  |  |
DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/22/1962 Maazel; Töpper, Crespin, Edelmann, Rothenberger, Herbert SID.19320641 Crespin I saw for the first time in Dallas a month before the broadcast which introduced her to the USA at large. … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
TANNHÄUSER @  |  |
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/15/1992 Perick; Johns, Evans, Troyanos, Schmidt, Rootering SID.19320642 The only performer of special interest is William Johns. Jon Fredric West (later Tannhauser with Sharon Sweet) is the Walther. Johns has some … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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FAUST 12:00 am
FAUST
Aug 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FAUST @  |  |
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 04/30/2005 Levine; Alagna, Isokoski, Pape, Hvorostovsky, Jepson MOD Audio SID.19320743 I still don’t understand why this production had to be scrapped for the McAnuff . Isokoski while in no way effacing … Continue reading "FAUST"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Aug 11 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO @  |  |
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/12/1972 Veltri; Price, Bergonzi, Paskalis, Siepi, Casei, Corena SID.19320744 This is Bergonzi’s only broadcast of Alvaro, and it is one of his best roles. Paskalis had a notable … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE @  |  |
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/19/1972 Franci, Bergonzi, Scotto, Corena, Sereni MOD Audio SID.19320745 This is as good as it gets. Bergonzi is just that scintilla more seductive than Kraus, and the other 3 Italians … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
FIDELIO 12:00 pm
FIDELIO
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 01/07/1984 Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters, Atherton SID.19320746 This is an outstanding performance form all concerned and should be on MOoD. Marton is a fine Leonore and Vickers is an … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
LUISA MILLER 3:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LUISA MILLER @  |  |
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.19320747 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 6:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320748 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Aug 11 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
?w=840 DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/23/1993 Levine; McIntyre, Mattila, Araiza, Prey, Rootering, Magnusson SID.19320749 With the exception of Levine’s masterful conducting and Prey’s Beckmesser, the 2001 broadcast with Mattila (in better voice), … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
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OTELLO 12:00 am
OTELLO
Aug 12 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
OTELLO @  |  |
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 10/13/1995 Levine; Domingo, Fleming, Morris, Croft MOD Video SID.19330101 This performance is also available as a DVD from Deutsche Grammophon. This was Fleming’s first big success at the Met, and she … Continue reading "OTELLO"
LES TROYENS 6:00 am
LES TROYENS
Aug 12 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330102 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 9:00 am
LES TROYENS
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330103 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 12:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS @  |  |
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/20/1993 Marin; Norman, Moser, Swenson, Mentzer, Stewart, Oswald MOD Audio SID.19330104 For my money Jessye Norman is much better in her two earlier broadcasts (the first with Andrew Davis … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
DAS RHEINGOLD 3:00 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD @  |  |
DAS RHEINGOLD:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/22/1969 von Karajan; Adam, Reynolds, Stolze, Kelemen, Talvela, Ridderbusch MOD Audio SID.19330105 One of Karajan’s only 2 broadcasts. This performance is available in MOoD, and if Adam is far from … Continue reading "DAS RHEINGOLD"
CARMEN 6:00 pm
CARMEN
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CARMEN @  |  |
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 03/23/1996 Levine; Graves, Margison, Vallarroel, Leiferkus SID.19330106 While Levine had done the fall series of performances (which includes Graves’ debut), Fiore did the whole spring series culminating in this broadcast. I … Continue reading "CARMEN"
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 9:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE @  |  |
ORFEO ED EURIDICE:Gluck Original Air Date: 01/09/1971 Bonynge; Bumbry, Tucci, Peters SID.19330107 Bumbry premiered this final Rolf Gerard designed production complete in Courreges boots. She is in luscious voice for this, but how Gluckian one … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
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DON CARLO 12:00 am
DON CARLO
Aug 13 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
somewhat better performance which is available on MOoD and on Sony Historical CD. [1/6/14]
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 6:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Aug 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE @  |  |
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan MOD Audio SID.19330209 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the same holds true for … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 9:00 am
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA @  |  |
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/30/1965 Cleva; Colzani, Tebaldi, Shirley, Hines, Díaz SID.19330210 This is Tebaldi’s final Met Amelia, but the Met still has not broadcast her 1961 effort nor the 1974 performance with Wixell … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 12:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY @  |  |
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/15/1956 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Elias, Brownlee, De Paolis SID.19330211 No one surpasses Farrar’s 139 Cio Cio Sans (!!!!!!), and Dorothy Kirsten makes for a close third behind Albanese with 68, … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN 3:00 pm
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN @  |  |
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN:Strauss Original Air Date: 04/01/1978 Böhm; Rysanek, King, Schröder-Feinen, Berry, Dunn MOD Audio SID.19330212 This is the last of the 4 Bohm broadcasts starting in 1966 all with Rysanek and Berry; 3 … Continue reading "DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 6:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO @  |  |
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/23/1960 Leinsdorf; Siepi, Söderström, Della Casa, Borg, Miller MOD Audio SID.19330213 This performance has been on before, and chiefly notable for Siepi’s Figaro and Soderstroem’s Susanna. Soderstroem and … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
LA JUIVE 9:00 pm
LA JUIVE
Aug 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA JUIVE @  |  |
LA JUIVE:Halévy Original Air Date: 12/13/2003 Viotti; Isokoski, Shicoff, Futral, Cutler, Furlanetto MOD Audio SID.19330214 Viotti died only a year or so after premiering the Juive. He was a real talent, and Shicoff, Isokoski and … Continue reading "LA JUIVE"
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 12:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Aug 14 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN @  |  |
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 02/05/1983 Rudel; Riegel, Devlin, Bradley, Cortez, Malfitano, Catania, Atherton SID.19330315 This is not an ideal cast, but I have appended James Atherton who does the comic tenor quartet of … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI 6:00 am
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI
Aug 14 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI @  |  |
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 02/01/1941 Calusio; Roman, Jagel, Warren / Martinelli, Greco, Tibbett MOD Audio SID.19330316 The star performers on this Cav/Pag are Martinelli and Tibbett, but the remarkable performance … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 9:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE @  |  |
ORFEO ED EURIDICE:Gluck Original Air Date: 01/09/1971 Bonynge; Bumbry, Tucci, Peters SID.19330317 Bumbry premiered this final Rolf Gerard designed production complete in Courreges boots. She is in luscious voice for this, but how Gluckian one … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
LES TROYENS 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330318 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330319 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 6:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS @  |  |
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/20/1993 Marin; Norman, Moser, Swenson, Mentzer, Stewart, Oswald MOD Audio SID.19330320 For my money Jessye Norman is much better in her two earlier broadcasts (the first with Andrew Davis … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
DAS RHEINGOLD 9:00 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD
Aug 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD @  |  |
DAS RHEINGOLD:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/22/1969 von Karajan; Adam, Reynolds, Stolze, Kelemen, Talvela, Ridderbusch MOD Audio SID.19330321 One of Karajan’s only 2 broadcasts. This performance is available in MOoD, and if Adam is far from … Continue reading "DAS RHEINGOLD"
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CARMEN 12:00 am
CARMEN
Aug 15 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
CARMEN @  |  |
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 03/23/1996 Levine; Graves, Margison, Vallarroel, Leiferkus SID.19330422 While Levine had done the fall series of performances (which includes Graves’ debut), Fiore did the whole spring series culminating in this broadcast. I … Continue reading "CARMEN"
LA JUIVE 6:00 am
LA JUIVE
Aug 15 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA JUIVE @  |  |
LA JUIVE:Halévy Original Air Date: 12/13/2003 Viotti; Isokoski, Shicoff, Futral, Cutler, Furlanetto MOD Audio SID.19330423 Viotti died only a year or so after premiering the Juive. He was a real talent, and Shicoff, Isokoski and … Continue reading "LA JUIVE"
DON CARLO 9:00 am
DON CARLO
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
somewhat better performance which is available on MOoD and on Sony Historical CD. [1/6/14]
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 12:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE @  |  |
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan MOD Audio SID.19330425 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the same holds true for … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 3:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA @  |  |
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/30/1965 Cleva; Colzani, Tebaldi, Shirley, Hines, Díaz SID.19330426 This is Tebaldi’s final Met Amelia, but the Met still has not broadcast her 1961 effort nor the 1974 performance with Wixell … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 6:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY @  |  |
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/15/1956 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Elias, Brownlee, De Paolis SID.19330427 No one surpasses Farrar’s 139 Cio Cio Sans (!!!!!!), and Dorothy Kirsten makes for a close third behind Albanese with 68, … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN 9:00 pm
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Aug 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN @  |  |
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN:Strauss Original Air Date: 04/01/1978 Böhm; Rysanek, King, Schröder-Feinen, Berry, Dunn MOD Audio SID.19330428 This is the last of the 4 Bohm broadcasts starting in 1966 all with Rysanek and Berry; 3 … Continue reading "DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN"
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LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 12:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Aug 16 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 6:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Aug 16 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS @  |  |
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/20/1993 Marin; Norman, Moser, Swenson, Mentzer, Stewart, Oswald MOD Audio SID.19330530 For my money Jessye Norman is much better in her two earlier broadcasts (the first with Andrew Davis … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 9:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN @  |  |
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 02/05/1983 Rudel; Riegel, Devlin, Bradley, Cortez, Malfitano, Catania, Atherton SID.19330531 This is not an ideal cast, but I have appended James Atherton who does the comic tenor quartet of … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI 12:00 pm
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI @  |  |
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 02/01/1941 Calusio; Roman, Jagel, Warren / Martinelli, Greco, Tibbett MOD Audio SID.19330532 The star performers on this Cav/Pag are Martinelli and Tibbett, but the remarkable performance … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 3:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE @  |  |
ORFEO ED EURIDICE:Gluck Original Air Date: 01/09/1971 Bonynge; Bumbry, Tucci, Peters SID.19330533 Bumbry premiered this final Rolf Gerard designed production complete in Courreges boots. She is in luscious voice for this, but how Gluckian one … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19330534 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
FALSTAFF 8:00 pm
FALSTAFF
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
FALSTAFF @  |  |
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/16/2019 Farnes; Schultz, Pérez, Lemieux, Johnson Cano, Demuro, Maestri, Rodríguez SID.19330535 Baritone Ambrogio Maestri brings his larger-than-life portrayal of the title role back for the first time since his Met role … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
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LES TROYENS 12:00 am
LES TROYENS
Aug 17 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330636 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 6:00 am
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Aug 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
MADAMA BUTTERFLY @  |  |
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/15/1956 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Elias, Brownlee, De Paolis SID.19330637 No one surpasses Farrar’s 139 Cio Cio Sans (!!!!!!), and Dorothy Kirsten makes for a close third behind Albanese with 68, … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
DAS RHEINGOLD 9:00 am
DAS RHEINGOLD
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DAS RHEINGOLD @  |  |
DAS RHEINGOLD:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/22/1969 von Karajan; Adam, Reynolds, Stolze, Kelemen, Talvela, Ridderbusch MOD Audio SID.19330638 One of Karajan’s only 2 broadcasts. This performance is available in MOoD, and if Adam is far from … Continue reading "DAS RHEINGOLD"
CARMEN 12:00 pm
CARMEN
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CARMEN @  |  |
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 03/23/1996 Levine; Graves, Margison, Vallarroel, Leiferkus SID.19330639 While Levine had done the fall series of performances (which includes Graves’ debut), Fiore did the whole spring series culminating in this broadcast. I … Continue reading "CARMEN"
DON CARLO 3:00 pm
DON CARLO
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
somewhat better performance which is available on MOoD and on Sony Historical CD. [1/6/14]
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 6:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE @  |  |
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan MOD Audio SID.19330641 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the same holds true for … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 9:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA @  |  |
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/30/1965 Cleva; Colzani, Tebaldi, Shirley, Hines, Díaz SID.19330642 This is Tebaldi’s final Met Amelia, but the Met still has not broadcast her 1961 effort nor the 1974 performance with Wixell … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 12:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Aug 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS @  |  |
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/20/1993 Marin; Norman, Moser, Swenson, Mentzer, Stewart, Oswald MOD Audio SID.19330743 For my money Jessye Norman is much better in her two earlier broadcasts (the first with Andrew Davis … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN 6:00 am
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Aug 18 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN @  |  |
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN:Strauss Original Air Date: 04/01/1978 Böhm; Rysanek, King, Schröder-Feinen, Berry, Dunn MOD Audio SID.19330744 This is the last of the 4 Bohm broadcasts starting in 1966 all with Rysanek and Berry; 3 … Continue reading "DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 9:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/23/1960 Leinsdorf; Siepi, Söderström, Della Casa, Borg, Miller MOD Audio SID.19330745 This performance has been on before, and chiefly notable for Siepi’s Figaro and Soderstroem’s Susanna. Soderstroem and … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
LA JUIVE 12:00 pm
LA JUIVE
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LA JUIVE @  |  |
LA JUIVE:Halévy Original Air Date: 12/13/2003 Viotti; Isokoski, Shicoff, Futral, Cutler, Furlanetto MOD Audio SID.19330746 Viotti died only a year or so after premiering the Juive. He was a real talent, and Shicoff, Isokoski and … Continue reading "LA JUIVE"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 3:00 pm
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN @  |  |
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 02/05/1983 Rudel; Riegel, Devlin, Bradley, Cortez, Malfitano, Catania, Atherton SID.19330747 This is not an ideal cast, but I have appended James Atherton who does the comic tenor quartet of … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
LES TROYENS 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330748 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Aug 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LES TROYENS @  |  |
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19330749 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
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CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI 12:00 am
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI
Aug 19 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI @  |  |
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 02/01/1941 Calusio; Roman, Jagel, Warren / Martinelli, Greco, Tibbett MOD Audio SID.19340101 The star performers on this Cav/Pag are Martinelli and Tibbett, but the remarkable performance … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
I PURITANI 6:00 am
I PURITANI
Aug 19 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/13/1976 Bonynge; Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes, Morris MOD Audio SID.19340102 Bing delivered a lovely production, and the four principals all were well suited to their roles. This was a big break-out … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ 9:00 am
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
KÁT'A KABANOVÁ @  |  |
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ:Janácek Original Air Date: 12/25/2004 Belohlávek; Mattila, Forst, Silvasti, Ognovenko, Very, Kozená SID.19340103 An excellent cast, but I just don’t warm as much to this work as to Jenufa. For these infrequent works, it … Continue reading "KÁT’A KABANOVÁ"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 12:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @  |  |
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/22/1977 Conlon; Valente, Burrows, Uppman, Shane, Plishka SID.19340104 This Zauberfloete features old and new performers in a well-balanced performance. The conductor, James Conlon, was in his debut engagement; and the … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LA GIOCONDA 3:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA @  |  |
LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 03/16/1946 Cooper; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Stevens, Vaghi SID.19340105 The Met doesn’t reach back into the 1940s often, but La Gioconda is a good opera to do that. This is from … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
NORMA 6:00 pm
NORMA
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NORMA @  |  |
/268x0w.jpg”/> NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19340106 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, … Continue reading "NORMA"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 9:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Aug 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/09/1963 Strasfogel; Guarrera, D’Angelo, Shirley, Corena, Tozzi SID.19340107 The only known I will vouch for in advance is Corena, one of his very best roles. Tozzi becomes more … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
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LULU 12:00 am
LULU
Aug 20 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LULU @  |  |
LULU:Berg Original Air Date: 04/13/1985 Levine; Migenes, Mazura, Lear, Lewis, Foldi SID.19340208 This performance was also issued in Sony’s Historical series on CD, but strikingly not in the Met Opera on Demand (MOoD) which features … Continue reading "LULU"
THE GAMBLER 6:00 am
THE GAMBLER
Aug 20 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
THE GAMBLER @  |  |
THE GAMBLER:Prokofiev Original Air Date: 03/31/2001 Gergiev; Galouzine, Guryakova, Alexashkin, Obraztsova SID.19340209 This is the Met broadcast premiere of this work. Seven years later Galouzine and Gergiev are together again for another broadcast at the … Continue reading "THE GAMBLER"
I VESPRI SICILIANI 9:00 am
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.19340210 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
MANON 12:00 pm
MANON
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MANON @  |  |
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 12/18/1954 Monteux; de los Angeles, Valletti, Corena SID.19340211 This performance is notable for the special qualities of Monteux , de Los Angeles, and Valletti, a performance to treasure. Once again I … Continue reading "MANON"
IL TROVATORE 3:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IL TROVATORE @  |  |
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/18/1967 Molinari-Pradelli; Tucker, Arroyo, Cvejic, Merrill, Michalski SID.19340212 This is a pretty standard Met Trovatore cast, though Juntwait in her introduction indicates it was the only time Arroyo, Tucker, and … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
DON PASQUALE 6:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DON PASQUALE @  |  |
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/05/1970 Franci; Corena, Grist, Kraus, Krause MOD Audio SID.19340213 This is a fine performance, but I would love to hear Corena from 1956 with Peters and Valletti in Schippers debut … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 9:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/16/1963 Böhm; London, Rysanek, Kónya, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19340214 This is a legendary partnership of Bohm with London and Rysanek. Bohm and Rysanek are together for two later broadcasts … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
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TOSCA 12:00 am
TOSCA
Aug 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TOSCA @  |  |
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/20/1999 Santi; Vaness, Pavarotti, Morris MOD Audio SID.19340315 This is Pavarotti’s fifth and final Cavaradossi broadcast. I always find his voice a tad light for the role, but no one exceeds … Continue reading "TOSCA"
FALSTAFF 6:00 am
FALSTAFF
Aug 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FALSTAFF @  |  |
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/03/1996 Levine; Plishka, Daniels, Quilico, Horne, Bonney, Groves MOD Audio SID.19340316 Levine, Plishka, Bonney, and Horne are all in the 1992 revival which is on MOoD, but with Freni for Daniels, … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/09/1963 Strasfogel; Guarrera, D’Angelo, Shirley, Corena, Tozzi SID.19340317 The only known I will vouch for in advance is Corena, one of his very best roles. Tozzi becomes more … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
I PURITANI 12:00 pm
I PURITANI
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/13/1976 Bonynge; Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes, Morris MOD Audio SID.19340318 Bing delivered a lovely production, and the four principals all were well suited to their roles. This was a big break-out … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ 3:00 pm
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
KÁT'A KABANOVÁ @  |  |
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ:Janácek Original Air Date: 12/25/2004 Belohlávek; Mattila, Forst, Silvasti, Ognovenko, Very, Kozená SID.19340319 An excellent cast, but I just don’t warm as much to this work as to Jenufa. For these infrequent works, it … Continue reading "KÁT’A KABANOVÁ"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 6:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @  |  |
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/22/1977 Conlon; Valente, Burrows, Uppman, Shane, Plishka SID.19340320 This Zauberfloete features old and new performers in a well-balanced performance. The conductor, James Conlon, was in his debut engagement; and the … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LA GIOCONDA 9:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA
Aug 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA GIOCONDA @  |  |
LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 03/16/1946 Cooper; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Stevens, Vaghi SID.19340321 The Met doesn’t reach back into the 1940s often, but La Gioconda is a good opera to do that. This is from … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
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NORMA 12:00 am
NORMA
Aug 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
NORMA @  |  |
/268x0w.jpg”/> NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19340422 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, … Continue reading "NORMA"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 6:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Aug 22 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/16/1963 Böhm; London, Rysanek, Kónya, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19340423 This is a legendary partnership of Bohm with London and Rysanek. Bohm and Rysanek are together for two later broadcasts … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
LULU 9:00 am
LULU
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LULU @  |  |
LULU:Berg Original Air Date: 04/13/1985 Levine; Migenes, Mazura, Lear, Lewis, Foldi SID.19340424 This performance was also issued in Sony’s Historical series on CD, but strikingly not in the Met Opera on Demand (MOoD) which features … Continue reading "LULU"
THE GAMBLER 12:00 pm
THE GAMBLER
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
THE GAMBLER @  |  |
THE GAMBLER:Prokofiev Original Air Date: 03/31/2001 Gergiev; Galouzine, Guryakova, Alexashkin, Obraztsova SID.19340425 This is the Met broadcast premiere of this work. Seven years later Galouzine and Gergiev are together again for another broadcast at the … Continue reading "THE GAMBLER"
I VESPRI SICILIANI 3:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.19340426 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
MANON 6:00 pm
MANON
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MANON @  |  |
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 12/18/1954 Monteux; de los Angeles, Valletti, Corena SID.19340427 This performance is notable for the special qualities of Monteux , de Los Angeles, and Valletti, a performance to treasure. Once again I … Continue reading "MANON"
IL TROVATORE 9:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IL TROVATORE @  |  |
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/18/1967 Molinari-Pradelli; Tucker, Arroyo, Cvejic, Merrill, Michalski SID.19340428 This is a pretty standard Met Trovatore cast, though Juntwait in her introduction indicates it was the only time Arroyo, Tucker, and … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
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DON PASQUALE 12:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Aug 23 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DON PASQUALE @  |  |
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/05/1970 Franci; Corena, Grist, Kraus, Krause MOD Audio SID.19340529 This is a fine performance, but I would love to hear Corena from 1956 with Peters and Valletti in Schippers debut … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 6:00 am
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Aug 23 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @  |  |
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/22/1977 Conlon; Valente, Burrows, Uppman, Shane, Plishka SID.19340530 This Zauberfloete features old and new performers in a well-balanced performance. The conductor, James Conlon, was in his debut engagement; and the … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
TOSCA 9:00 am
TOSCA
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TOSCA @  |  |
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/20/1999 Santi; Vaness, Pavarotti, Morris MOD Audio SID.19340531 This is Pavarotti’s fifth and final Cavaradossi broadcast. I always find his voice a tad light for the role, but no one exceeds … Continue reading "TOSCA"
FALSTAFF 12:00 pm
FALSTAFF
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FALSTAFF @  |  |
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/03/1996 Levine; Plishka, Daniels, Quilico, Horne, Bonney, Groves MOD Audio SID.19340532 Levine, Plishka, Bonney, and Horne are all in the 1992 revival which is on MOoD, but with Freni for Daniels, … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 3:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/09/1963 Strasfogel; Guarrera, D’Angelo, Shirley, Corena, Tozzi SID.19340533 The only known I will vouch for in advance is Corena, one of his very best roles. Tozzi becomes more … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19340534 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
FUNNY FACE 8:00 pm
FUNNY FACE
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FUNNY FACE @ Lincoln Center
A delightful and heartfelt classic from the Golden Age of Hollywood, Funny Face has all of the hallmarks of a great American movie musical and stars screen legends Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn.  Inspired by an … Continue reading "FUNNY FACE"
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO 8:00 pm
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO
LA CLEMENZA DI TITO:Mozart Original Air Date: 04/20/2019 Koenigs; Fang, van den Heever, DiDonato, Murrihy, Polenzani, Van Horn SID.19340535 Mozart’s opera of ancient Rome, La Clemenza di Tito, returned to the Met starring Matthew Polenzani in the … Continue reading "LA CLEMENZA DI TITO"
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I PURITANI 12:00 am
I PURITANI
Aug 24 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/13/1976 Bonynge; Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes, Morris MOD Audio SID.19340636Bing delivered a lovely production, and the four principals all were well suited to their roles. This was a big break-out part … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
MANON 6:00 am
MANON
Aug 24 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
MANON @  |  |
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 12/18/1954 Monteux; de los Angeles, Valletti, Corena SID.19340637This performance is notable for the special qualities of Monteux , de Los Angeles, and Valletti, a performance to treasure. Once again I will … Continue reading "MANON"
LA GIOCONDA 9:00 am
LA GIOCONDA
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA @  |  |
LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 03/16/1946 Cooper; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Stevens, Vaghi SID.19340638The Met doesn’t reach back into the 1940s often, but La Gioconda is a good opera to do that. This is from Tucker’s … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
NORMA 12:00 pm
NORMA
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NORMA @  |  |
/268x0w.jpg” /> NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19340639This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, … Continue reading "NORMA"
LULU 3:00 pm
LULU
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LULU @  |  |
LULU:Berg Original Air Date: 04/13/1985 Levine; Migenes, Mazura, Lear, Lewis, Foldi SID.19340640This performance was also issued in Sony’s Historical series on CD, but strikingly not in the Met Opera on Demand (MOoD) which features a … Continue reading "LULU"
THE GAMBLER 6:00 pm
THE GAMBLER
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THE GAMBLER @  |  |
THE GAMBLER:Prokofiev Original Air Date: 03/31/2001 Gergiev; Galouzine, Guryakova, Alexashkin, Obraztsova SID.19340641This is the Met broadcast premiere of this work. Seven years later Galouzine and Gergiev are together again for another broadcast at the Met, … Continue reading "THE GAMBLER"
I VESPRI SICILIANI 9:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Aug 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.19340642 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
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TBA 12:00 am
TBA
Aug 25 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340743 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 6:00 am
TBA
Aug 25 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340744 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 9:00 am
TBA
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340745 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 12:00 pm
TBA
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340746 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 3:00 pm
TBA
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340747 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 6:00 pm
TBA
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340748 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
TBA 9:00 pm
TBA
Aug 25 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
TBA @  |  |
TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19340749 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
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